Pthalo Blue

Pthalo Blue is a Series 1 transparent color. It has a masstone of a intensely deep blue, with a rich blue undertone. Pthalo Blue is a powerful mixing blue, it covers well but is transparent if diluted sufficiently. It can be soothed with a little Umber or Black when it is too bright in a landscape painting. This color is available in 60ml, 250ml and 500ml sizes.

Color Detail




Color Information

  • Chemical Description: Organic
  • Pigment Type: Copper Pthalocyanine
  • Lightfastness: 1
  • Permanency: Excellent
  • Pigment Strength: Very Strong
  • Colour Index Name: PB 15.3
  • Opacity or Transparency: Transparent

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