Color Spotlight: Quinoxalinedione Yellow (PY213)

Greenleaf & Blueberry – Quinoxalinedione Yellow

You can see from the heading written on here that I have a really hard time spelling this color name! This primary yellow from my Greenleaf & Blueberry hand-poured CMYK set has a pigment I’ve never seen before, so I thought I’d make a new color spotlight page for it.

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Color Spotlight: Hansa Yellow Deep (PY65)

Da Vinci Hansa Yellow Deep: Gradient, opacity and glazing tests, color mixes

Hansa Yellow Deep is a deep orange-toned mango yellow, another option for the warm yellow slot in your palette where you might also be considering Isoindolinone Yellow Deep (PY110) or mixes like New Gamboge and Quinacridone Gold.

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Color Spotlight: Imidazalone Yellow (PY154)

Schmincke Horadam Pure Yellow: Gradient, opacity and glazing tests, color mixes

Known by various names (Pure Yellow, Imidazalone Yellow, Permanent Yellow, brand-specific names such as Winsor Yellow or Da Vinci Yellow), PY154 is a truly neutral yellow: not warm/orangey, not cool/greenish, just good ol’ bright banana yellow.

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Color Spotlight: Isoindolinone Yellow Deep (PY110)

Holbein – Isoindolinone Yellow Deep (PY110)

Yellow-oranges made from PY110 have many possible names, including Isoindolinone Yellow Deep (Holbein, shown) and Permanent Yellow Deep (Daniel Smith). I like the Schmincke name, Yellow Orange, because it’s simple, descriptive, and easy to spell. This color exists in the liminal space somewhere between a deep, orange-toned (warm) yellow and a light, yellow-toned orange.

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