Cadmium Red Light
Pigment Classification: Synthetic Inorganic
Chemical Composition: Cadmium Sulphoselenide
Color Index Name: PR108
Color Index Number: 77202
Hiding Power: Opaque
Vehicle: Refined Linseed Oil
Drying Rate: Fast-Medium. 2-4 days
Lightfastness Rating: ASTM I
Permanency in pure tone: Excellent
Permanency in 50% tint: Excellent
Bright clear and hot. Sits as a mid-red it is not too blue or orange.
When used in mixtures resulting colours will tend to ‘drop-back’ unlike the modern colours. Very useful in portraiture
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