Artists' Oil Colour

The table below provides all the important information about the composition, characteristics and permanence of the Artists' Oil Colour range. You can use it to tell you how a colour will appear on your surface (transparency/opacity), how long it will last (permanence) and what pigments it is made from (chemical description) plus much more.

For a detailed explanation of terms used, see terms explained here.
Colour / Code Transparency / Opacity Permanence Lightfastness (ASTM) Colour Index Name Series Number Binder
Alizarin Crimson Code: 004 N/A B N/A PR83 2 Linseed Oil
Bismuth Yellow Code: 025 N/A A N/A PY184 4 Safflower Oil
Blue Black Code: 034 N/A A I PB29, PBk9 1 Linseed Oil/Safflower Oil
Bright Red Code: 042 N/A A N/A PR254 1 Linseed Oil
Brown Madder Code: 056 N/A A I PBr7, PR177 1 Linseed Oil/Safflower Oil
Bronze Code: 058 N/A A N/A N/A 2 Safflower Oil
Brown Ochre Code: 059 N/A AA I PBr7 1 Linseed Oil/Safflower Oil
Burnt Sienna Code: 074 N/A AA I PR101 1 Linseed Oil/Safflower Oil
Burnt Umber Code: 076 N/A AA I PBr7 1 Linseed Oil/Safflower Oil
Cadmium Green Pale Code: 084 N/A A I PY35 PG18 4 Linseed Oil/Safflower Oil
Cadmium Lemon Code: 086 N/A A I PY35 4 Safflower Oil
Cadmium Orange Code: 089 N/A A I PO20 PR108 4 Linseed Oil/Safflower Oil
Cadmium Red Code: 094 N/A A I PR108 4 Linseed Oil/Safflower Oil
Cadmium Red Deep Code: 097 N/A A I PR108 4 Linseed Oil/Safflower Oil
Cadmium Scarlet Code: 106 N/A A I PR108 4 Linseed Oil/Safflower Oil
Cadmium Yellow Code: 108 N/A A I PY35 4 Safflower Oil
Cadmium Yellow Deep Code: 111 N/A A I PO20 PY35 4 Safflower Oil
Cadmium Yellow Pale Code: 118 N/A A I PY35 4 Safflower Oil
Cerulean Blue Code: 137 N/A AA I PB35 4 Safflower Oil
Charcoal Grey Code: 142 N/A AA I PBk8 1 Linseed Oil/Safflower Oil
Chrome Green Deep Hue Code: 147 N/A A I PB15,PG7, PY42 1 Linseed Oil
Chrome Yellow Hue Code: 149 N/A A I PY74, PO62 1 Linseed Oil
Cobalt Blue Code: 178 N/A AA I PB28 4 Linseed Oil/Safflower Oil
Cobalt Blue Deep Code: 180 N/A AA N/A PB74 5 Linseed Oil/Safflower Oil
Cobalt Chromite Green Code: 183 N/A AA I PG26 4 Safflower Oil
Cobalt Green Code: 184 N/A AA I PG26, PG50 5 Safflower Oil
Cobalt Turquoise Code: 190 N/A AA I PB36 5 Safflower Oil
Cobalt Turquoise Light Code: 191 N/A AA I PG50 4 Safflower Oil
Cobalt Violet Code: 192 N/A AA I PV14 5 Safflower Oil
Cremnitz White Code: 201 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Copper Code: 214 N/A A N/A N/A 2 Safflower Oil
Davy's Gray Code: 217 N/A AA I PBK19, PY42,PBk7 2 Linseed Oil/Safflower Oil
Flake White Hue Code: 242 N/A AA I PW6, PW4 1 Safflower Oil
Flake White No. 1 Code: 246 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Flesh Tint Code: 257 N/A A I PW4,PY42,PV19 2 Linseed Oil/Safflower Oil
Foundation White Code: 261 N/A A I N/A 1 Linseed Oil
French Ultramarine Code: 263 N/A A I PB29 2 Linseed Oil/Safflower Oil
Gold Code: 283 N/A A N/A N/A 2 Safflower Oil
Gold Ochre Code: 285 N/A AA I PY42 1 Linseed Oil
Green Gold Code: 294 N/A A I PY129 2 Linseed Oil/Safflower Oil
Indian Red Code: 317 N/A AA I PR101 2 Linseed Oil
Indian Yellow Code: 319 N/A A I PY139, PR101 2 Linseed Oil/Safflower Oil
Indian Yellow Deep Code: 320 N/A A I PY150 2 Linseed Oil/Safflower Oil
Indanthrene Blue Code: 321 N/A A I PB60 4 Pure Linseed Oil
Indigo Code: 322 N/A A I PB15,PBk7,PB29 2 Linseed Oil
Iridescent White Code: 330 N/A A N/A N/A 1 Safflower Oil
Ivory Black Code: 331 N/A AA I PBk9 1 Linseed Oil
Jaune Brillant Code: 333 N/A A I PY138,PY42,PR188,PW6 1 Safflower Oil
Jaune Brillant Code: 333 N/A A I N/A 1 Safflower Oil
Lamp Black Code: 337 N/A AA I PBk6 1 Linseed Oil
Lemon Yellow Hue Code: 347 N/A AA I PY53 4 Safflower Oil
Light Red Code: 362 N/A AA I PR101 1 Linseed Oil/Safflower Oil
Manganese Blue Hue Code: 379 N/A A I PB15, PG7 1 Safflower Oil
Magenta Code: 380 N/A A I PV23, PR122 2 Safflower Oil
Mars Black Code: 386 N/A AA I PBk11 2 Linseed Oil/Safflower Oil
Mars Violet Deep Code: 395 N/A AA I PR101 2 Linseed Oil
Mauve Blue Shade Code: 400 N/A A I PV19, PV23, PB15 1 Linseed Oil/Safflower Oil
Naples Yellow Code: 422 N/A AA N/A PW5,PBr24,PY42 1 Safflower Oil
Naples Yellow Code: 422 N/A AA N/A N/A 1 Safflower Oil
Naples Yellow Deep Code: 425 N/A AA N/A PBr24 2 Safflower Oil
Naples Yellow Light Code: 426 N/A A I PW6, PY138, PO62 1 Safflower Oil
Olive Green Code: 447 N/A A I PY110, PBk6 2 Linseed Oil/Safflower Oil
Oxide of Chromium Code: 459 N/A AA I PG17 4 Linseed Oil/Safflower Oil
Payne's Gray Code: 465 N/A AA I PB29,PBk6,PR101,PBk19 1 Linseed Oil
Permanent Alizarin Crimson Code: 468 N/A A I PR177 4 Linseed Oil
Permanent Carmine Code: 479 N/A A I N/A 2 Linseed Oil
Permanent Green Code: 481 N/A A II PY138, PG7, PW6 2 Linseed Oil/Safflower Oil
Permanent Green Deep Code: 482 N/A A I PY138, PG7, PW6 2 Linseed Oil/Safflower Oil
Permanent Green Light Code: 483 N/A A I PY74, PW6, PG7 2 Linseed Oil/Safflower Oil
Permanent Magenta Code: 489 N/A A I PV19 2 Linseed Oil/Safflower Oil
Permanent Mauve Code: 491 N/A AA I PV16 4 Linseed Oil
Permanent Rose Code: 502 N/A A I PV19 2 Linseed Oil/Safflower Oil
Perylene Black Code: 505 N/A A N/A PBk31 1 Linseed Oil/Safflower Oil
Pewter Code: 511 N/A A N/A N/A 2 Safflower Oil
Phthalo Turquoise Code: 526 N/A A I PG7, PB15 1 Linseed Oil
Prussian Blue Code: 538 N/A A I PB27 1 Linseed Oil
Prussian Green Code: 540 N/A A I PY110, PB15 2 Linseed Oil/Safflower Oil
Purple Madder Code: 543 N/A A N/A PBr25, PV19 2 Linseed Oil
Purple Lake Code: 544 N/A A N/A PBr25 PV23 1 Linseed Oil
Quinacridone Magenta Code: 545 N/A A I PR122 2 Safflower Oil
Quinacridone Red Code: 548 N/A A N/A PR209 4 Safflower Oil
Raw Sienna Code: 552 N/A AA I PY43, PY42 1 Linseed Oil/Safflower Oil
Raw Umber Code: 554 N/A AA I PBr7 1 Linseed Oil/Safflower Oil
Raw Umber Light Code: 557 N/A AA I PBr7 1 Linseed Oil/Safflower Oil
Raw Umber (Green Shade) Code: 558 N/A AA I PBr7 1 Linseed Oil/Safflower Oil
Renaissance Gold Code: 573 N/A A N/A N/A 2 Safflower Oil
Rose Dore Code: 576 N/A A II NR9 5 Safflower Oil
Rose Madder Genuine Code: 587 N/A A II NR9 5 Safflower Oil
Sap Green Code: 599 N/A A I PY110, PB15 2 Linseed Oil/Safflower Oil
Scarlet Lake Code: 603 N/A A N/A PR255 2 Linseed Oil/Safflower Oil
Silver Code: 617 N/A A N/A P Met 1 2 Safflower Oil
Terra Rosa Code: 635 N/A AA I PR101 1 Linseed Oil
Terre Verte Code: 637 N/A AA I PG23 PG18 1 Linseed Oil
Titanium White Code: 644 N/A AA I PW6, PW4 1 Safflower Oil
Transparent Gold Ochre Code: 646 N/A AA I PY42, PY43 2 Linseed Oil
Transparent Red Ochre Code: 647 N/A AA I PR102 1 Linseed Oil
Transparent Brown Oxide Code: 648 N/A AA I PR101 1 Linseed Oil/Safflower Oil
Transparent Yellow Code: 653 N/A A I PY128 4 Linseed Oil/Safflower Oil
Transparent White Code: 655 N/A AA I PW6, PW4 1 Safflower Oil
Transparent Maroon Code: 657 N/A A N/A PBr25 2 Linseed Oil/Safflower Oil
Ultramarine (Green Shade) Code: 667 N/A A I PB29 1 Safflower Oil
Ultramarine Violet Code: 672 N/A A I PV15 2 Linseed Oil/Safflower Oil
Underpainting White (Fast Drying) Code: 674 N/A AA I PW6, PW4 1 Linseed Oil
Vandyke Brown Code: 676 N/A A AA NBr8 PBr7 1 Linseed Oil
Venetian Red Code: 678 N/A AA I PR101 1 Linseed Oil/Safflower Oil
Viridian Code: 692 N/A AA I PG18 4 Linseed Oil
Winsor Blue (Red Shade) Code: 706 N/A A I PB15 2 Linseed Oil/Safflower Oil
Winsor Blue (Green Shade) Code: 707 N/A A I PB15 2 Linseed Oil/Safflower Oil
Winsor Emerald Code: 708 N/A A I PG36, PW5 2 Linseed Oil/Safflower Oil
Winsor Green (Phthalo) Code: 720 N/A A I PG7 2 Linseed Oil/Safflower Oil
Winsor Green (Yellow shade) Code: 721 N/A A I PG36 2 Linseed Oil/Safflower Oil
Winsor Lemon Code: 722 N/A A II PY3 2 Safflower Oil
Winsor Orange Code: 724 N/A A N/A PO73 2 Linseed Oil/Safflower Oil
Winsor Red Deep Code: 725 N/A A I PR149 2 Linseed Oil
Winsor Red Code: 726 N/A A N/A PR255, PR254 2 Linseed Oil
Winsor Yellow Code: 730 N/A A I PY74 2 Linseed Oil
Winsor Yellow Deep Code: 731 N/A A I PY65 2 Linseed Oil/Safflower Oil
Winsor Violet (Dioxazine) Code: 733 N/A A I PV23 2 Safflower Oil
Yellow Ochre Code: 744 N/A AA I PY43 1 Linseed Oil/Safflower Oil
Yellow Ochre Light Code: 745 N/A AA I PY43 1 Linseed Oil/Safflower Oil
Yellow Ochre Pale Code: 746 N/A AA I PY42 1 Linseed Oil/Safflower Oil
Zinc White Code: 748 N/A AA N/A PW4 1 Safflower Oil
For a detailed explanation of terms used, see terms explained here.