Paynes Grey

Paynes Grey is a Series 2 transparent color. It has a masstone of a deep blue grey, with a demin blue undertone. A very useful neutral mixing color, especially when used as a glazing color to soothe a too strident undercolor. This color is available in 80ml, 250ml and 500ml sizes.

Color Detail

Masstone


Undertone


Blended with Titanium White


Washed with water

 
 

Color Comparisons

Comparing Paynes Grey

Paynes Grey is shown here in two tint shades and a glaze. It is a colour which has been used for a very long time particularly in glazes because it is both transparent and neutral and this allows it to be used to tone down paintings which are too colourful.

Paynes Grey with white

Paynes Grey glaze

 
 
 

Color Information

  • Chemical Description: Mixed Pigments
  • Pigment Type: Ultramarine & Carbon Black
  • Lightfastness: 1
  • Permanency: Excellent
  • Pigment Strength: Strong
  • Colour Index Name: PB 29, PBk 7
  • Opacity or Transparency: Transparent

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