Reds

5R True Red has no yellow or bluish tint to it.

Munsell 5R

5R

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5R TRUE RED

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2.5R Red

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7.5R Red

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10R Red

Attention:

5YR Yellow Reds -> These colors fall within the YR family go to YELLOW:

Cad Red Light, Orange, Burnt Sienna, Venitian Red, Indian Red, Mars Orange, English Red, Chinese Red

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RP Red Purple

These colors have a bluish/purplish cast to them:

Alizarin Crimson, Crimson Lake, Madder Pink, Carmine Red, Helios Purple, Geranium Lake

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2.5RP Red-Purple

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5RP Red-Purple

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7.5RP Red-Purple

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10RP Red-Purple

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Cad. Red Light by Old Holland

Munsell Notation: 7.5 R 4/14 straight out of tube

Drying time:

Properties:

Observed changes:

Note:

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Schevingen Red Light by Old Holland

Munsell Notation: 7.5 R 4/16

Drying time:

Properties:

Observed changes:

Note: per Graydon to get a more chromatic version of 7.5 mix a combination of WN Permanent Aliz. Crim. and Graham Quin Red plus a touch of Gamblin Napthol Red.

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Schevening Red Scarlet by Old Holland

Munsell Notation: 10 R 5/16

Drying time:

Properties:

Observed changes:

Note: Per Graydon to get a more chromatic version of 10R mix Combination of Gamblin Transparent Red Earth and Graham Quinacridone Red.

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5 YR Yellow Reds

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Burnt Sienna by Micheal Harding

Munsell Notation: 3YR3/4

Drying time: Very Fast Drying. Average Oil Content.

Properties: Semi-Opaque

Observed changes: Excellent Lightfastness

Note: It makes rich but subdued pinks, which reveal how transparent and warm are its undertones. Its tint power is noticeably stronger than the more opaque Earths.

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Venetian Red - Micheal Harding

Munsell Notation: YR ?

Drying time: Very Fast Drying.

Properties: Semi-Opaque. Average Oil content.

Observed changes: Excellent Lightfastness.

Note: A heavy red, which yields fruity fleshy hues, and makes tones of great sonority when mixed with the Yellow Lakes. Good to show blood vessels?!

Substitute: Mix Cad. Red Light+Burnt Umber+ touch of White to get similar color

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5RP Red Purple

-Alizarin Crimson Lake Extra - Old Holland

Munsell Notation:

Drying time: Slow dry.

Properties: Fugitive color, transparent,

Observed changes: Can fade over time

Note: Gamblin Perm Aliz Crimson has been recommended. Can turn violet when mixed with white, if that happens add a lighter red or and orange. Same goes for Rose MAdder and Red Rose Deep (quinancridone)

- Permanent Alizarin Crimson - Winsor Newton

Munsell Notation:

Drying time: Slow Dry

Properties: Fugitive color, transparent,

Observed changes: Can fade over time

Note: Gamblin Perm Aliz Crimson has been recommended

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Michael Harding Indian Red

Munsell Notation: 5PR2

Drying time: Very Fast Drying

Properties: Average Oil Content.

Observed changes: Excellent Lightfastness.

Note: A deeper and cooler shade of synthetic Iron Oxide with great colorific density and which makes hues with conspicuously purplish undertones, and which some painters value for rendering flesh tones in interior light.

- Pyrol Ruby by Robert Doak

Munsell Notation:

Drying time:

Properties: transparent

Observed changes: Permanent.

Note: Similar to Alizarin Crimson.

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