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Cadmium Orange

Cadmium Orange is a Series 4 opaque color. It has a masstone of intense burnt orange, with a more vibrant rich undertone. A strong vivid opaque colour which is sensitive to moisture and should not be used outdoors. This color is available in 80ml, 250ml, 500ml and 1 litre sizes.

Color Detail

Masstone

Undertone

Blended with Titanium White

Washed with water

Color Comparisons

Cadmium Orange / Perinone Orange / Orange

The first comparison shows masstone of Cadmium Orange then reduction with white and a pale tint with white.

Next one is Perinone Orange with the same reductions with white, note that the colour goes in a pink direction as white is added. The third one is orange in series two.

Beneath that there are two orange glazes. Cadmium Orange is not shown as a Glaze because it is not a good Glazing Colour. The Perinone Orange shifts towards pink as the colour is reduced. The mixed Orange in Series 2 drifts towards Yellow as the colour is reduced.

Cadmium Orange with white

Perinone Orange with white

Orange with white

Orange Glaze

Perinone Orange Glaze

Color Information

  • Chemical Description: Synthetic Inorganic
  • Pigment Type: Cadmium Sulfo Selenide
  • Lightfastness: 1
  • Permanency: Do not use outdoors
  • Pigment Strength: Strong
  • Colour Index Name: PO 20
  • Opacity or Transparency: Opaque

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