Lithopone - 50ml

£16.95

A useful white being transparent but without large amounts of Zinc which could make it brittle over time.

It is rather loose and fluid in consistency and paints 'long', it is warmer than Titanium and a much gentler tinter. I think this wouldn't be a standalone mixing white but has a place for certain applications such as glazing.

In some ways it has the qualities of Lead white but without the density.

I am looking forward to using this alongside other transparent pigments where it will maximize their colour and vibrancy.

If you have never been able to find the 'right' white this maybe the one as really it is quite different to any other white I have tried.

Rublev's description;

"Made with an organically coated white pigment based on a co‑precipitated compound of zinc sulfide/barium sulfate. It is a transparent white almost equal to zinc oxide in whiteness and holds a medium position in density between lead white and zinc white."

Technical Overview

Pigment - PW5

Vehicle - Linseed Oil

Opacity - Semi-Transparent

Drying Time - Medium

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