Denise's Swatch Resource

 

 

Please note, all scans have been calibrated to the best of my ability to represent accurate color. However, your monitor

Please note, all scans have been calibrated to the best of my ability to represent accurate color. However, your monitor

or device may impact the colors or formatting on this page. Best viewed on a color calibrated desktop monitor.

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All contents © Denise Soden 2020

Yellows | Oranges | Reds | Pinks | Purples | Blues | Greens

Earth Yellows | Earth Reds | Browns | Blacks & Greys

Yellow Pigments

Natural Yellow (NY2)

Common Name: weld yellow

A cool, light, dull, and transparent yellow pigment. Fugitive.

Nickel Titanium Oxide (PY53)

Common Name: nickel titanate yellow

A cool, light, dull, and semi-opaque yellow pigment. Very lightfast.

Arylide Yellow (PY3)

Common Names: lemon yellow, hansa yellow light

A cool, light, semi-transparent yellow pigment. Moderately lightfast.

Video Resource: Hansa Yellow Light Color Spotlight

Bismuth Vandate Yellow (PY184)

Common Name: bismuth yellow

A cool, light, semi-opaque yellow pigment. Moderately lightfast.

Benzimidazolone Yellow (PY151)

Common Name: azo yellow

A bright, light, semi-transparent, mid-yellow pigment. Very lightfast.

Arylide Yellow FGL (PY97)

Common Name: hansa yellow medium

A vibrant, semi-transparent, mid-to-warm yellow pigment. Lightfast.

Cobalt Yellow (PY40)

Common Name: aureolin

A vibrant, transparent, mid-to-warm yellow pigment. Fugitive in watercolors. Toxicity warning.

Quinophthalone Yellow (PY138)

Common Name: permanent yellow

A vibrant, semi-transparent, mid-to-warm yellow pigment. Lightfast.

Benzimidazolone Yellow (PY154)

Common Namepermanent yellow

A vibrant, semi-transparent, mid-to-warm yellow pigment. Very lightfast.

Nickel Dioxine Yellow (PY153)

Common Names: new gamboge, indian yellow hue

A vibrant, semi-transparent, mid-to-warm yellow pigment. Very lightfast. Discontinued Pigment.

Cadmium Yellow (PY35)

Common Name: cadmium yellow pale, lemon, light, and deep

A vibrant, semi-opaque, light to warm yellow pigment. Lightfast to impermanent. Toxicity warning.

Additional Cool to Mid Yellows

Arylide Yellow (PY65)

Common Name: hansa yellow deep

A vibrant, semi-transparent, warm yellow orange pigment. Very lightfast.

Diarylide Yellow (PY83)

Common Name: azo yellow deep

A semi-opaque, warm yellow orange pigment. Moderately lightfast.

Gamboge Hues

Common Name: new gamboge

Varies by brand and composition.

Indian Yellow Hues

Common Name: indian yellow

Varies by brand and composition.

Additional Warm Yellows

Nickel Azomethine Yellow (PY150)

Common Names: nickel azo yellow, transparent yellow

A transparent, staining, golden yellow pigment. Very lightfast. Mild toxicity warning.

Video Resource: Nickel Azo Yellow Color Spotlight

Azomethine Copper Complex (PY129)

Common Names: green gold, azo green

A transparent, staining, green gold pigment. Very lightfast. Appears greenish in hue but mixes like a yellow.

Video Resource: Green Gold Color Spotlight

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