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Spotlight on: Winsor Orange

Winsor Orange is a single pigment orange, created to be a bold and vibrant orange for artists. Turn to Winsor Orange when you need consistency.

Spotlight on: Scarlet Lake

Scarlett Lake is a vibrant red lake pigment; lake pigments are organic pigments derived from plants or the Mexican cochineal, a small scaled insect.  The cochineal produces a colour that…

Spotlight on: Phthalo Green

Explore the versatility of phthalo green, a pigment that produces everything from transparent, subtle colours to opaque and brilliant ones.

The voyage of Iron Oxide

Iron oxide is one of the oldest colours used by mankind. Discover the links between the pigments artists rely on and the creation of Earth itself.

Spotlight on cerulean blue

Bright and opaque, cerulean blue is invaluable to artists. Find out why painters including Monet and Signac prized this beautiful sky blue.

Spotlight on: Emerald Green

Discover the troubled history of emerald green, and learn about Winsor & Newton’s non-toxic, brilliant blue-green replacement, Winsor Emerald.

Spotlight on: Pinks

Explore the subtle power of pink in art, from the delicate garments of Early Renaissance religious paintings to Picasso's "Rose Period".

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