Color Spotlight: Scarlet Lake (PR188)

Often called Vermilion (although it is not the traditional/historical Vermilion pigment), PR188 is a smooth, transparent, brilliant red-orange shade. Experiment Results Hue: Bright orange-red to pale coral/light red. A happy “strawberry soda” color. Gradient: Very smooth. Opacity: 100% transparent. Glazing: Bold orange-red glaze that looks similar to Pyrrol Scarlet. Color Mixes: Bold, vibrant oranges and … Read more

Color Spotlight: Pyrrol Red (PR254)

Daniel Smith Pyrrol Red: gradient, opacity and glazing tests, color mixes

Pyrrol Red is a straight-ahead, middle red, the platonic ideal of red! The color of fire engines, cardinals, and yew berries, it’s very bright and bold with a slight orange bias. Its closest complement is Phthalo Green Yellow Shade.

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