NEW COLOR for 2023! Hellebore Purple is a dull, nearly black purple inspired by the spring blooms of black hellebore flowers. A moody and dark maroon-violet, Hellebore Purple is our darkest modern gouache colour.
Artist Notes: This dramatic hue is an excellent choice for dark botanicals and for capturing shadows in landscapes. Combine with yellows for interesting and complex browns found in autumn grasses and leaves.
Paint Makers Notes: Hellebore Purple is a combination of Quinacridone Violet (PV 19), Raw Umber (PBr 7), and Iron Oxide Black (PBk 11)
Pigment Number: PV 19 + PBr 7 + PBk 11
Pigment Type: Synthetic Organic + Natural Inorganic + Synthetic Inorganic
Pigment Composition: gamma Quinacridone + Calcined natural iron oxide containing manganese + Iron oxide
Lightfastness: Not Rated
Toxicity: Non Toxic