Colour: Bleu Monte-Carlo (Monte-Carlo Blue)
Details: Dry Ground Pigment
Technical characteristics :
Chemical name : copper phtalocyanine and calcium carbonate
Color index : B15
Apparent density : 950 g/l
UV resistance : average (generally, blue pigment have poor outdoor performance)
Coloring power : very good
Use : lime, wax, paint, plaster, fresco, glaze, cement, fine arts.
This pigment is in powder. For use in artistic paint, it should be finely ground in a mortar before mixing it with the binder.
Linseed oil : dilute the powder in some turpentine oil before adding it to linseed oil.
Paint with water/lime paste : dilute the pigment in some water to make it liquid before incorporating it into the paint.
Lime powder/cement/plaster : directly incorporate the pigment (up to 10% based on the weight of the binder), then mix in order to stain all of your binder.
Color : bright blue with green tinge and transparent binder ; with a white binder, it's more clear but remains very covering.
This pigment is 94% natural, without any danger for the health or the environment.
Made in France.
History : Pigmentary preparation made by Ocres de France.