Professional Water Colour

The table below provides all the important information about the composition, characteristics and permanence of the Professional 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
Name
Transparency
/ Opacity
Permanence Lightfastness
(ASTM)
Colour Index Name Series Number
Alizarin crimson 004 T B PR83 1
Antwerp blue 010 T A I PB27 1
Aureolin 016 T A II PY40 4
Bismuth yellow 025 SO A PY184 3
Brown madder 056 ST A PR206 1
Brown ochre 059 ST AA I PBr7 1
Burnt sienna 074 T AA I PR101 1
Burnt umber 076 T AA I PBr7,PR101,PY42 1
Cadmium lemon 086 O A I PY35 4
Cadmium orange 089 O A I PY35,PR108 4
Cadmium red 094 O A I PR108 4
Cadmium red deep 097 O A I PR108 4
Cadmium scarlet 106 O A I PR108 4
Cadmium yellow 108 O A I PY35,PO20 4
Cadmium yellow deep 111 O A I PY35,PR108 4
Cadmium yellow pale 118 O A I PY35 4
Caput mortuum violet 125 O AA I PR101 2
Cerulean blue 137 SO AA I PB35 3
Cerulean blue (red shade) 140 O AA I PB35 3
Chinese white 150 SO AA I PW4 1
Cobalt blue 178 ST AA I PB28 4
Cobalt blue deep 180 ST AA PB74 4
Cobalt green 184 SO AA PG50 4
Cobalt turquoise 190 SO AA I PB28, PB36 4
Cobalt turquoise light 191 SO AA PG50 4
Cobalt violet 192 ST AA I PV14 4
Davy's gray 217 SO AA I PG17,PBk6,PBk19, PW5 1
French ultramarine 263 T A I PB29 2
New gamboge 267 ST A II PY150, PR209 1
Gold ochre 285 ST AA I PY42 2
Green gold 294 T A PY129 2
Hooker's green 311 T A I PY110,PG36 1
Indian red 317 O AA I PR101 1
Indian yellow 319 T A II PO62, PY139 1
Indantherene blue 321 ST A PB60 3
Indigo 322 O A II PBk6,PV19,PB15 1
Ivory black 331 O AA I PBk9 1
Lamp black 337 O AA I PBk6/7 1
Lemon yellow (nickel titanate) 347 O AA I PY53 4
Lemon yellow deep 348 SO AA PY159 2
Light red 362 SO AA PR102 1
Manganese blue hue 379 SO A II PB15 2
Magnesium brown 381 O AA PY119 1
Mars black 386 O AA I PBk11 1
Naples yellow hue 422 O AA I PW6,PBr24 1
Naples yellow deep 425 O AA I PBr24 1
Neutral tint 430 O A II PB15,PBk6,PV19 1
Olive green 447 T A II PY65,PB15:6,PR101 1
Opera rose 448 ST B PR122 2
Oxide of chromium 459 O AA I PG17 3
Perylene green 460 T A PBk31 2
Payne's gray 465 SO A II PB15,PBk6,PV19 1
Permanent alizarin crimson 466 T A PR206 3
Perylene violet 470 T A PV29 2
Permanent carmine 479 T A Quinacridone Pyrrolidone 3
Permanent magenta 489 T A I PV19 3
Permanent mauve 491 ST A I PV16 3
Permanent rose 502 T A II PV19 3
Permanent sap green 503 T A I PG36,PY110 1
Perylene maroon 507 T A PR179 3
Phthalo turquoise 526 T A PB16 2
Potter's pink 537 SO AA PR233 2
Prussian blue 538 T A I PB27 1
Quinacridone magenta 545 T A PR122 3
Quinacridone gold 547 T A PR206,PV19,PY150 3
Quinacridone red 548 T A II PR209 3
Raw sienna 552 T AA I PY42,PR101 1
Raw umber 554 T AA I PBr7 1
Rose dore 576 T A II PY19, PY97 4
Rose madder genuine 587 T B NR9 4
Scarlet lake 603 ST A II PR188 2
Sepia 609 O AA I PBk6,PR101 1
Terre verte 637 ST AA I PG23,PG18,PB28 1
Terre verte (yellow shade) 638 T AA I PG23 1
Titanium white (opaque white) 644 O AA I PW6 1
Turner's yellow 649 O AA PY216 3
Transparent yellow 653 T A I PY150 1
Ultramarine (green shade) 667 T A I PB29 2
Ultramarine violet 672 ST A I PV15 2
Vandyke brown 676 ST AA I PR101,PBk6 1
Venetian red 678 O AA I PR101 1
Viridian 692 T AA I PG18 3
Winsor blue (green shade) 707 T A II PB15 1
Winsor blue (red shade) 709 T A II PB15 1
Winsor green (blue shade) 719 T A I PG7 1
Winsor green (yellow shade) 721 T A I PG36 1
Winsor lemon 722 ST A PY175 1
Winsor orange (red shade) 723 SO A PO73 1
Winsor orange 724 SO A II PO62 1
Winsor red deep 725 SO A PR264 1
Winsor red 726 ST A PR254 1
Winsor yellow 730 ST A I PY154 1
Winsor yellow deep 731 ST A II PY65 1
Winsor violet (dioxazine) 733 T A PV23 1
Yellow ochre 744 SO AA I PY43 1
Yellow ochre light 745 SO AA I PY43 1
For a detailed explanation of terms used, see terms explained here.