Opacity Is A Fine Tone; But It Must Be Remembered That Transparency

is the character of the sunset or sunrise, and hence arises the

difficulty of employing such opaque colour effectively." Before the

introduction of cadmium red, this and the following pigment were the

best and only unexceptionable orange-reds known. It is probable,

however, that the new colour will in a great measure supersede these

latter in cases where transparency is sought. Orange vermilion is often

a mixture, in which case the yellow employed is apt to separate from the

red and float on its surface.


Is a superior preparation to the preceding, being brighter, purer, and

clearer. It possesses also, less opacity, and is not a compound. Both

pigments are rather reds with an orange cast than strictly orange

colours, and are therefore inserted in this chapter.

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Only That Of Extreme Light Objects Opaque It Follows That White Is To Opaque Contrary And Vice Versa: Indeed In Practice All These Must facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail