Encaustic Slide

Alizarin Crimson

Hard to mill without using stearate additives. We don't use them because stearates dull the color. Our milling is difficult and tricky, but the result is pure, luminous ruby-red undertone. Less harsh than Quinacridones. Not sufficiently light-fast in tints.

  • Paint Lines: Encaustic, Pigment stick
  • Opacity: Transparent
  • Pigment Stick Drying Rate: Slow
  • Classification: Synthetic Inorganic
  • Color Index: PR83
  • Chemical Composition: 1, 2 dihydroxy anthraquinone on alumina base
  • Safety Information: Conforms to ASTM D-4236