Viridian – Series 4

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Art Spectrum® Spectrum Viridian is a deep semi-transparent emerald green that is on the cooler side of the spectrum.

Slightly muted, Viridian has often been a staple for landscape painters. The name originates from the Latin word for green ‘viridis’.

Viridian was first made in 1838 in Paris by the colourist Binet as a replacement for the dangerous Emerald Green.

Pigments Lightfastness Permanence Opacity Granulating /Staining
PG18 ASTM I ****         (excellent) Transparent Granulating

ASTM Approved Permanent Colours American Society for Testing and Materials, conforming to standard D4302-90.

In accordance with proven traditional methods of production, all Art Spectrum® Artists’ Watercolours are carefully stone milled to enhance the individual brilliance of each selected permanent pigment and to maximise its handling qualities.