Cotman Water Colour

The table below provides all the important information about the composition, characteristics and permanence of the Cotman Water 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 Hue             Code: 003 T A PR206 1 Gum Arabic
Burnt sienna Code: 074 T AA I PR101 1 Gum Arabic
Burnt umber Code: 076 ST AA I PBr7, PY42 1 Gum Arabic, Dextrine
Cadmium orange hue Code: 090 ST A PY83, PO43 1 Gum Arabic
Cadmium red deep hue Code: 098 ST A PR254, PR188 1 Gum Arabic, Dextrine
Cadmium red medium hue Code: 095 ST A PR149, PR255 1 Gum Arabic, Dextrine
Cadmium red pale hue Code: 103 ST A PY65, PR255 1 Gum Arabic, Dextrine
Cadmium yellow medium hue Code: 109 ST A PY97, PY65 1 Gum Arabic
Cadmium yellow light hue Code: 119 ST A PY175, PY65 1 Gum Arabic
Cerulean blue hue Code: 139 ST A II PB15 1 Gum Arabic
Chinese white Code: 150 O AA I PW5 1 Gum Arabic, Dextrine
Cobalt blue hue Code: 179 O A I PB29,PW5 1 Gum Arabic, Dextrine
Dioxazine purple Code: 231 T A PV23 1 Gum Arabic, Dextrine
Emerald Code: 235 O A PG7, PY175 1 Gum Arabic, Dextrine
Gamboge hue Code: 266 T A PY150, PR209 1 Gum Arabic
Hooker's green dark Code: 312 T A PY139, PB15, PG7 1 Gum Arabic, Dextrine
Hooker's green light Code: 314 T A PY139, PB15, PG7 1 Gum Arabic, Dextrine
Indian red Code: 317 O AA I PR101 1 Gum Arabic, Dextrine
Indigo Code: 322 ST A II PBk7, PB29, PB15 1 Gum Arabic, Dextrine
Intense blue (phthalo blue) Code: 327 T A II PB15 1 Gum Arabic
Intense green (phthalo green) Code: 329 T A PG36 1 Gum Arabic
Ivory black Code: 331 O AA I PBk9 1 Gum Arabic
Lamp black Code: 337 O AA I PBk6 1 Gum Arabic
Lemon yellow Code: 346 T A PY175 1 Gum Arabic, Dextrine
Light red Code: 362 O AA I PR101 1 Gum Arabic, Dextrine
Mauve Code: 398 T A PR122, PV23 1 Gum Arabic
Payne's gray Code: 465 ST A II PBk7, PB29, PB15 1 Gum Arabic
Permanent rose Code: 502 T A II PV19 1 Gum Arabic, Dextrine
Prussian blue Code: 538 T A I PB27 1 Gum Arabic
Purple lake Code: 544 T A II PV19 1 Gum Arabic
Raw sienna Code: 552 T AA I PR101, PY42 1 Gum Arabic
Raw umber Code: 554 T AA I PBr7, PY42 1 Gum Arabic
Rose madder hue Code: 580 T A PR206 1 Gum Arabic, Dextrine
Sap green Code: 599 T A PY139, PG36, PR101 1 Gum Arabic, Dextrine
Sepia Code: 609 ST AA I PBk7, PBr7 1 Gum Arabic
Turquoise Code: 654 O A II PB15, PG7 1 Gum Arabic
Ultramarine Code: 660 T A II PB29 1 Gum Arabic, Dextrine
Vandyke brown Code: 676 O AA I PBr7, PR101 1 Gum Arabic, Dextrine
Viridian hue Code: 696 T A I PG7 1 Gum Arabic
Yellow ochre Code: 744 O AA I PY42 1 Gum Arabic, Dextrine
For a detailed explanation of terms used, see terms explained here.