Cotman Water Colours

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
Alizarin Crimson Hue Code: 003 N/A A N/A PR206 1
Burnt Sienna Code: 074 N/A AA I PR101 1
Burnt Umber Code: 076 N/A AA I PBr7, PY42 1
Cadmium Orange Hue Code: 090 N/A A N/A PY83, PO43 1
Cadmium Red Hue Code: 095 N/A A N/A PR149, PR255 1
Cadmium Red Deep Hue Code: 098 N/A A N/A PR254, PR188 1
Cadmium Red Light Code: 100 N/A A I N/A 2
Cadmium Red Pale Hue Code: 103 N/A A N/A PY65, PR255 1
Cadmium Yellow Hue Code: 109 N/A A N/A PY97, PY65 1
Cadmium Yellow Pale Hue Code: 119 N/A A N/A PY175, PY65 1
Cerulean Blue Hue Code: 139 N/A A II PB15 1
Chinese White Code: 150 N/A AA I PW5 1
Cobalt Blue Code: 178 N/A AA I N/A 2
Cobalt Blue Hue Code: 179 N/A A I PB29,PW5 1
Cobalt Violet Code: 192 N/A AA I N/A 2
Crimson Lake Code: 205 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Dioxazine Violet Code: 231 N/A A N/A PV23 1
Emerald Code: 235 N/A A N/A PG7, PY175 1
Gamboge Hue Code: 266 N/A A N/A PY150, PR209 1
Hooker's Green Dark Code: 312 N/A A N/A PY139, PB15, PG7 1
Hooker's Green Light Code: 314 N/A A N/A PY139, PB15, PG7 1
Indian Red Code: 317 N/A AA I PR101 1
Indigo Code: 322 N/A A II PBk7, PB29, PB15 1
Intense Blue (Phthalo Blue) Code: 327 N/A A II PB15 1
Intense Green (Phthalo Green) Code: 329 N/A A N/A PG36 1
Ivory Black Code: 331 N/A AA I PBk9 1
Lamp Black Code: 337 N/A AA I PBk6 1
Lemon Yellow Hue Code: 346 N/A A N/A PY175 1
Lemon Yellow (Nickel Titanate) Code: 347 N/A AA N/A N/A 2
Light Red Code: 362 N/A AA I PR101 1
Mauve Code: 398 N/A A N/A PR122, PV23 1
Olive Green Code: 447 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Payne's Gray Code: 465 N/A A II PBk7, PB29, PB15 1
Permanent Green Dark Code: 476 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Permanent Green Light Code: 483 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Permanent Rose Code: 502 N/A A II PV19 1
Prussian Blue Code: 538 N/A A I PB27 1
Purple Lake Code: 544 N/A A II PV19 1
Raw Sienna Code: 552 N/A AA I PR101, PY42 1
Raw Umber Code: 554 N/A AA I PBr7, PY42 1
Rose Madder Hue Code: 580 N/A A N/A PR206 1
Sap Green Code: 599 N/A A N/A PY139, PG36, PR101 1
Scarlet Lake Code: 601 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Sepia Code: 609 N/A AA I PBk7, PBr7 1
Turquoise Code: 654 N/A A II PB15, PG7 1
Ultramarine Code: 660 N/A A II PB29 1
Vandyke Brown Code: 676 N/A AA I PBr7, PR101 1
Verdi Blue Code: 679 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Vermilion Tint Code: 686 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Viridian Code: 692 N/A AA N/A N/A 2
Viridian Hue Code: 696 N/A A I PG7 1
Yellow Ochre Code: 744 N/A AA I PY42 1
For a detailed explanation of terms used, see terms explained here.