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Stoneground Paint Gouache 1/2 Pan Mars Orange

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Mars Orange is a dark valued, earthy orange and is useful in a variety of watercolour applications. A wonderful addition to any palette, Mars Orange mixes well with other colours to create an array of useful and interesting colours.

Artists Notes: Mix Mars Orange with Ultramarine Blue to create a range of beautiful, earthy greys.

Opacity: Opaque

Paint Makers Notes: Developed at the end of the 18th century in response to depleted natural pigment deposits, synthetic iron oxides were given the name ‘Mars’. This was in honour of the Roman god of war and our planetary neighbour which contains almost double the amount of iron oxide in its outer layers than our own planet does.

Pigment Number: PY 42

Pigment Type: Synthetic Inorganic

Pigment Composition: Iron oxide

Lightfastness: Not Rated

Toxicity: Non-Toxic