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Modified Colours

Colour Modified Colours Reasons for Modification Change in Hue Code

192 Cobalt Violet Single pigment to improve the spectrum across the range. Brighter and more red
311 Hooker’s Green New formulation due to discontinued pigment. No change
362 Light Red Natural, single pigment to improve the spectrum across the range. Brighter undertone
422 Naples Yellow Improved lightfastness/permanence No change
489 Permanent Magenta New single pigment formulation due to discontinued pigment. Brighter and more transparent
491 Permanent Mauve* Single pigment to improve the spectrum across the range. Brighter and more red
503 Permanent Sap Green New formulation due to discontinued pigment. No change
547 Quinacridone Gold New formulation due to discontinued pigment. No change
554 Raw Umber Natural, single pigment to improve the spectrum across the range. No change
653 Transparent Yellow Pigment with greater transparency introduced. Brighter and more transparent
* Permanent Mauve is new in tube format

Discontinued Colours

Colour Colour Name Reasons for Discontinuation Nearest Equivalent in Range Code

034 Blue Black Close to Lamp Black Lamp Black
042 Bright Red Replaced by the single pigment Winsor Orange (Red Shade) Winsor Orange (Red Shade)
142 Charcoal Grey Close to Ivory Black Ivory Black
187 Cobalt Green (Yellow Shade) Can be mixed by the artist Cobalt Turquoise Light + Viridian + Chinese White
265 Genuine Gamboge Replaced by a lightfast, permanent pigment Transparent Yellow
431 Nickel Titanium Yellow Replaced by the more useful Turner's Yellow Turner's Yellow
543 Purple Madder Replaced by the single pigment Perylene Violet Perylene Violet
640 Thioindigo Violet Pigment now unavailable Perylene Violet
683 Vermilion Hue Can be mixed by the artist Cadmium Red + Chinese White
708 Winsor Emerald Can be mixed by the artist Winsor Green (Blue Shade) + Winsor Lemon + Chinese White