Blue Black (Indigo)

Blue Black is a Series 1 semi transparent color. It has a masstone of deep cool blue black, with a cool blue black undertone. This color is available in 80ml, 250ml and 500ml sizes.

Color Detail

Masstone


Undertone


Blended with Titanium White


Washed with water

 
 

Color Comparisons

Comparing Blacks

In masstone all of these very dark shaded colours merely appear to be black but when they are tinted with titanium at two different tint depths and shown side by side it is much easier for artists to form an idea of whether they would be useful on their palette or not. The same four colours reduced with medium which emphasises the translucency of the colours.

Brown Black with white

Green Black with white

Blue Black with white

Red Black with white

Brown black glaze

Green Black glaze

Blue Black glaze

Red Black glaze

 
 
 

Color Information

  • Chemical Description: Mixed Pigments
  • Pigment Type: Carbon Black shaded with Phthalo Blue (Green Shade)
  • Lightfastness: 1
  • Permanency: Excellent
  • Pigment Strength: Strong
  • Colour Index Name: PBk 7, PB 15.3
  • Opacity or Transparency: Semi-transparent

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