Crimson

Crimson

Crimson (from Arabic Kermes, Middle Latin carmesinus, French cramoisi), colour designation, saturated and darker red, somewhat bluish, also a coal tar dye, see Azorubine. Cf. Carmine.

Single Pigment Colours

A small overview of crimson (PR) single pigment colours suitable for miniatures, models, and dioramas.

  • Naphthol Crimson (PR 170, semi-opaque), Liquitex 292
  • Pyrrole Crimson (PR 264, opaque), Liquitex 326

Mixed Pigment Colours

  • Crimson (Gloss), Airfix G11
  • Crimson Lacquer, BLOCKX Artist Oils 427
  • Quinacridon Crimson, Golden Acrylics 2290
  • Polish Crimson, Howard Hues 1534
  • Crimson (Gloss), Humbrol 20
  • Crimson, Humbrol HM14
  • Loco Crimson Lake (L.M.S.), Humbrol HR116
  • British Crimson, Humbrol MC5
  • Polish Crimson, Humbrol MC10

Source: Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon, 6. Auflage 1905–1909

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