I just read an old thread re alizarin crimson. Even though I'm using my old
paint for studies, for practice, and know that it it is fugative, I expected it to last longer than a few months.
But now I'll keep all 4 for plein air, on cardboard to hopefully attract bugs to IT instead of me. Or, can I use it to tone canvas? Since it will be covered by other paint, it shouldn't fade to affect the top colors, right?
I really do not want to buy another tube of red paint. What can I use as a replacement for it? I have
Grumbacher rose madder,
thalo red rose PV19—Quinacridone Violet transparent, uneven dispersal
thio violet transparent, PR122 - Quinacridone Magenta from dick blick:
Quinacridone Magenta is a semi-transparent and powerful bluish red with an impressive mixing range. It makes an excellent glazing color and is one of the bluest of the Quinacridone colors. The pigment's properties vary considerably, depending on how it is ground. Quinacridone pigments have relatively low tinting strength in general.
Da Vinci rose madder PV19.
from dick blick:Quinacridone Red is a high performance, transparent pigment with an average drying time and uneven dispersal. It is another name for Quinacridone Violet (PV19) and Quinacridone Red (PR192). Quinacridone pigments have relatively low tinting strength in general. For this reason, quinacridone colors are often expensive, because more pigment is required in the formulation. Permanence Quinacridone Violet has excellent lightfastness and is considered the most lightfast organic pigment in this shade range.