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Blue Pine Arts full color range

We have a permanent collection of 31 colors (and growing). All the paints and their characteristics are listed below.

 

Lemon Yellow - The perfect cool yellow offering a lot of control, use this gorgeous yellow to mix bright, tropical greens
Pigment - PY3
LF - II , Semi-transparent, non-granulating, low staining

Alphonso Yellow - The perfect warm yellow reminiscent of Alphonso mangoes of India, this is an indispensable color in mixing natural greens and peach tones with our Quin Gulaal.
Pigment - PY65
LF – I , Semi transparent, non-granulating, non-staining

Scarlet Ibis - This warm red is the perfect addition to any palette with high tinting strength.
Pigment - PR112
LF – II, Transparent, non-granulating, staining

Quin Gulaal (Quinacridone Rose) - Gulaal is a beautiful warm rose color in Indian culture. Our Quinacridone Rose is the perfect rose color with just the right amount of warmth in it. It's a highly important mixing cool red in many artist's palettes.
Pigment - PV19
LF - I , Transparent, non-granulating, staining

Rosamarine - A vivacious granulating warm purple, the Ultramarine blue settles and the Quinacridone Rose floats.
Pigment - PV19, PB29
LF - I , Transparent, granulating, medium staining

Lady Murasaki - A deep, granulating purple with a unique blend of pigments, the Ultramarine blue settles and the Quinacridone Rose floats.
Pigment - PV19, PB29
LF - I , Transparent, granulating, medium staining

Dioxazine Jamun - A black-deep purple at full strength, tint this color out to clear purples This color is the perfect secondary purple. Great for monochrome works.
Pigment - PV23
LF - I , Semi transparent, non-granulating, highly staining

Indus Blue (Phthalo blue RS) - This blue is a stunning, deep-valued, transparent mid-blue which leans towards a warmer side. It has high tinting strength and is highly staining.
Pigment - PB 15:0
LF - I , Transparent, non-granulating, staining

Blue Pine Blue (Phthalo blue GS) - This blue is a stunning, deep-valued, transparent green-blue which leans towards a cooler side. It has high tinting strength and is highly staining. Mix a wide variety of fresh purples and intense greens with this color.
Pigment - PB 15:3
LF - I , Transparent, non-granulating, staining

Butterfly Pea Ultramarine - A staple in almost all artists' palettes, our Ultramarine blue leans towards a cooler side. It has a large tonal range. Mix it with Quinacridone Rose to make stunning purples or with warm yellows to make natural greens.
Pigment - PB29
LF - I , Semi-transparent, slight granulating, non-staining

Syahi Prussian Blue - "Syahi" means Ink in Hindi and this famous inky blue earns a permanent place in any palette. It is a stunning, deep cool blue with high tinting strength.
Pigment - PB27
LF - I , Transparent, non-granulating, staining

Phthalo Turqueise - A stunning, deep-valued, transparent turquoise which leans towards a cooler side. It has high tinting strength and is highly staining. Paint magical seascapes with this.
Pigment - PB 15, PG7
LF - I , Transparent, non-granulating, staining

Berylmarine Turquoise - Extraordinarily beautiful turquoise that leans towards green. This Ultramarine blue granulates out while the green floats.
Pigment - PB29, PG7
LF - I , Transparent, granulating, medium staining

Deodar Green (Phthalo Green BS) - Named after the towering Deodar trees of the Himalayas, this cool green is an absolutely essential mixing color. It'll give you beautiful sap greens with warm yellows, neutrals with warm reds and jewel tone purples with cool reds.
Pigment - PG7
LF - I , Transparent, non-granulating, staining

Forest Green - This dark-valued cool green reminds us of the deep shadows of forests. With high tinting strength, vary the green hue by adding yellows or blues.
Pigment - PG7, PY65, PBk6
LF - I , Transparent, non-granulating, staining

Sap Green - A deep, earthy green, an absolute must on any palette as a convenience green. Create deep, moody greens with Ultramarine blue or olive greens with burnt sienna.
Pigment - PY65, PB15
LF - I , Semi-opaque, non-granulating, medium staining

Betel Leaf - Reminiscent of the lush green of Betel leaves in India, this is a cool, dark green, almost neon in its hue.
Pigment - PY3, PB15
LF - I , Semi-opaque, non-granulating, medium staining

New Leaf - The color of new birth, this is a glowing yellow-green color of new leaves budding into life.
Pigment - PY3, PG7
LF - II , Semi-opaque, non-granulating, medium staining

Nutmeg Raw Sienna - A gentle earth yellow which is special because it doesn't make greens when mixed with blues. Perfect color for a warm glowing sky.
Pigment - PBr7
LF - I , Semi opaque, granulating, non-staining

Turmeric Yellow Ochre - A staple in almost all artists' palettes, it is a warm, earthy, golden yellow with a large tonal range. It is the perfect color to mix skin tones. Use this warm color to give a soft, golden glow to your skies or mix it with Quinacridone Rose to make vintage peach shades.
Pigment - PY42
LF - I , Opaque to transparent, non-granulating, non-staining

Cinnamon Mars Orange - A warm earthy orange perfect for landscapes, plant pots and urban sketching. It has a large tonal range and can be used to make gorgeous vintage florals.
Pigment - PR101
LF - I , Opaque to transparent, minimal granulation, non-staining

Chinar Red - A warm, Venetian Red named after the flaming red Chinar trees of Kashmir. It is the perfect color for pink flesh tones. It has a large tonal range.
Pigment - PR101
LF - I , Opaque to transparent, medium granulating, non-staining

Indian Red Chilli - a cool, dusky, earth red, it is the perfect color for pink flesh tones. It has a large tonal range and finds a home in many artists' permanent palettes. Use this color in painting rust and landscapes. Mix it with our Butterfly Ultramarine to make a dusky purple.
Pigment - PR101
LF - I , Opaque to transparent, medium granulating, non-staining

Staranise Caput Mortem - A classic purple-brown with a cool pink undertone, this is a rich color with a large tonal range. Use this color in its diluted form to paint vintage florals or mix it with our Butterfly Ultramarine to make a stormy blue-purples.
Pigment - PR101
LF - I , Opaque to transparent, minimal granulating, non-staining

Mace Burnt Sienna - The most useful warm earthy orange with superb granulation, it demands a permanent place in artists' palettes. Mix the famous Jane's Grey with our Butterflypea Ultramarine.
Pigment - PBr7
LF - I , Semi opaque, medium granulating, non-staining

Dark Clove Hematite - My absolute favourite brown with a dark value, it granulates with the most beautiful texture. It has found a permanent place in my palette.
Pigment - PBr7
LF - I , Semi transparent, heavily granulating, non-staining

Trupti's Grey - Named after our founder's favourite grey, it is our home-blend of perfectly balanced pigments to give a deep grey with blue undertones. It's the perfect color for monochrome works because of its extraordinary tinting strength.
Pigment - PB15, PV19, PBk6
LF - I , Transparent, non-granulating, staining

Indigofera – [Yet to be released] Our home blend of the most stunning Indigo shade, it is one of the most versatile “blacks” on a palette. It's the perfect deep-blue for monochrome works because of its extraordinary tinting strength.
Pigment - PB15, PV19, PBk6
LF - I , Transparent, non-granulating, staining

Storm Blue - A heavily granulating moody blue that makes for dramatic skies.
Pigment - PB29, PR101
LF - I , Semi Transparent, heavily granulating, non-staining

Mars Black Pepper - a stunning black that granulates with a beige undertone. Use it to paint textured grey metal or mix it with other dark-values colors to add dark granulation to that paint.
Pigment - PBk11
LF - I , Opaque to Transparent, heavily granulating, non-staining

Furnace - a soot carbon black that produces warmer color tints.
Pigment - PBk7
LF - I , Opaque to Transparent, non-granulating, staining

 

LIMITED EDITION COLORS

 Blue Pine Arts limited edition paints

 

One of the best part of my job as a paintmaker is to travel around the world and gather pigments from there. Since I usually purchase and carry only small quantities, these pigments are made into special edition colors. Once they're gone, they're gone!

Madder Kiss - A soft, delicate rose color with slight granulation, this color mixes with a warm yellow to make gorgeous peachy tones.
Pigment - *info not available*
LF - II , Semi-opaque, slightly granulating, non-staining

Burgundy - A deep, rich maroon color that borders on brown, this color is nothing like I have ever seen before! It granulates and adds texture to mixes
Pigment - *info not available*
LF - II , Semi-opaque, granulating, staining

Bordeaux [Yet to be released] A deep, granulating red that leans towards an earthy purple. It's a unique color that is the true color of the Bordeaux wine.
Pigment - *info not available*
LF - II , Semi-opaque, granulating, staining

Mauve Silk - A beautiful, silky purplish mauve with blue granulation.
Pigment - PB29 + Madder Kiss pigment
LF - II, Semi-opaque, granulating, non-staining

Manganese Iris - [Yet to be released] A charming yet soft, granulating purple It has high tinting strength and is highly staining. Use it in mellow florals or add textures to washes with it.
Pigment - PV16 
LF - I , Semi- transparent, granulating, non-staining

Blue Horizon - A beautiful sky blue with slight granulation, this green-blue takes on a Cerulean hue. Perfect for summer skies, water and soft greys.
Pigment - *info not available*
LF - I , Semi-opaque, slightly granulating, medium staining

Caldo Umbria - A warm, umber earth from Italy, this is a rich brown with gorgeous granulation. Stronger in vibrancy than Burnt Sienna.
Pigment - PBr7
LF - I , Semi-opaque, granulating, non-staining

Cyprus Burnt Umber - A cool, rich brown made of mineral earth pigment from Italy. An absolute must have in any watercolor palette.
Pigment - PBr7
LF - I, Semi-opaque, granulating, non-staining

Nero Roma - A rich, Roman Black Earth which is a great neutral compared to other synthetic blacks. Use on it's own for shadows or mix with other colors to darken them without affecting their vibrancy.
Pigment - PBk11 Natural
LF - I , Semi-opaque, granulating, non-staining