Colour: Indien Bleu
Details: Dry Ground Pigment
Technical characteristics :
Chemical name : copper phtalocyanine and polysulfurized sodium aluminosilicate
Color index : B15
Apparent density : 1200 g/l
UV resistance : average (generally, blue pigment have poor outdoor performance)
Coloring power : 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 azure blue with a transparent binder ; very pale sky blue with a white binder.
This pigment is 98% natural.
Made in France.
History : Reproduction of blue SOF which comes from India, made by Ocres de France. Among the Indians, blue is the color of the azure, the sky, the oceans, the rivers. It represents divine wisdom, courage, truth, the ability of fight evil, pure feeling.