Colour: Violet Clair (Light Purple)
Details: Dry Ground Pigment
Technical characteristics :
Chemical name : mixture of iron oxide and polysulfurized sodium aluminosilicate
Apparent density : 785 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 : pale grey slightly tinged with mauve, very subtle and delicate mixed with a white binder.
This pigment is 100% synthetic.
Made in France.
History : Pigmentary preparation made by Ocres de France. The light purple is a grey violet, contemporary color, subtle and very elegant. The violet soften the grey and becomes powdery. This color is perfect to give a fresh, sweet and cocooning atmosphere. This color is perfect with off-white, linen.