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FolkArt Pure Artist Pigment
FolkArt Pure Artist Pigment

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Pure Artist Pigment

Unlock your inner artist

FolkArt Pure Artist Pigment is a line of artist-quality paints formulated from the purest pigments for colors that are intermixable, making the color possibilities endless. This superior quality line of paint is highly pigmented and blendable with rich, vibrant colors that are thick and creamy. This paint provides an extended open time for better workability and a heavy body—perfect for impasto techniques. The Pure Artist Pigment line emphasizes the opacity, pigment, and lightfastness of each color for an exceptional painting experience every time. Redefine the way you create with this dynamic paint from FolkArt.

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FolkArt Pure Artist Pigment Frequently Asked Questions

FolkArt Pure Artist Pigment Frequently Asked Questions

Learn more about FolkArt Pure Artist Pigment by reading the FAQ document.

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FolkArt Pure Artist Pigments Color Lessons
FolkArt Pure Artist Pigments Color Lessons
Check out this blog to learn more about the NEW Color Lessons series with Andy Jones featuring our NEW FolkArt Pure Artist Pigments.
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FolkArt Pure Artist Pigment FAQ

Are FolkArt Pure Artist Pigments lightfast or fade resistant?
Whether a paint color is lightfast indicates the resistance a hue has to changing when exposed to light.  In other words, lightfastness can be equated to whether a color is fade resistant.  On each bottle label, you will find a key to indicate the lightfastness of that color.
✱✱✱ Good
✱✱ Better
✱ Best (most lightfast)
Can FolkArt Pure Artist Pigments be intermixed to create different colors or values of colors?
Yes, FolkArt Pure Artist Pigments can be intermixed to create bright, vibrant colors. They can also be intermixed to create deep, muted tones perfect for shading or casting shadows.
How are FolkArt Pure Artist Pigments different from FolkArt Acrylics?
FolkArt Pure Artist Pigments are compared to FolkArt Acrylics in that they are both acrylic, water-based paint formulas.  However, the paints differ in their consistencies, dry times, cure times, pigments, and overall paint formula. FolkArt Pure Artist Pigments are developed to maintain a full or heavy body consistency.  Also, they are manufactured with true artist pigments which can provide vibrant color or can be intermixed to create muted tones.
How can I identify the special pigments used in FolkArt Pure Artist Pigments?
Every pigment has a unique Color Index name.  This name consists of letters and numbers.  The letters stand for the color family; example:  PR = Pigment Red, PY = Pigment Yellow, PB = Pigment Blue and PG = Pigment Green.  This code plus a number will identify a specific pigment; example:  PB23 = Dioxazine Purple.
How can I know what are the opacity levels are of FolkArt Pure Artist Pigments?
On the label of each bottle of FolkArt Pure Artist Pigments, you will find an opacity symbol.  An opacity symbol indicates whether a color is opaque, transparent, or even semi-transparent.
⬤ Opaque
◐ Translucent
◯ Transparent
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