Winsor & Newton

Winsor & Newton Griffin Alkyd Fast Drying Oil Colour Paint, 37ml tube, Dioxazine Purple

Griffin Alkyd Fast Drying Oil Color is a genuine oil color made from pigment and oil modified alkyd resin which can be thinned using conventional oil color solvents. It is this unique formulation which allows Griffin Alkyd Fast Drying Oil Color to dry quicker than most oil colors but slower than acrylics. This means that the traditional oil techniques of both impasto and glazing can be done in considerably less time and a painting can be completed in a single sessioh impasto and glazing can be done in considerably less time and a painting can be completed in a single session. All colors in the range remain workable on the palette for 4 to 8 hours and are touch dry on the canvas in 18 to 24 hours. The drying time; however, will be affected by the thickness of the paint and the temperature of the environment. Dioxazine Purple is a vivid mid-shade purple pigment. When undiluted, it can be used as a deep black. It is made from a transparent coal tar pigment and was introduced into the Winsor & Newton range in the 1960s. read more