Encaustic Slide

Turkey Red

The name Turkey Red comes from a laboriously produced but widely used plant dye imported from Turkey in the 18th & 19th centuries. The top tone of our Turkey Red is an earthy bluish red that breaks into a warm earthy scarlet undertone. Mix of Quinacridone Red, Indian Yellow, and Raw Sienna.


  • Paint Lines: Pigment Stick
  • Opacity: Transparent
  • Pigment Stick Drying Rate: Fast
  • Classification: Synthetic Organic
  • Chemical Composition: quinacridone red + indian yellow + raw sienna
  • Safety Information: Conforms to ASTM D-4236