Encaustic Slide

Indian Yellow

A deep rich translucent yellow. The original Indian Yellow came from India. It was processed from cow’s urine and used in Europe in the 18th and 19th centuries for watercolor. It was fugitive in oil. The modern version has the same warm tones as the original.

  • Paint Lines: Encaustic, Pigment Stick
  • Opacity: Transparent
  • Pigment Stick Drying Rate: Slow
  • Lightfastness: I - Excellent
  • Classification: Synthetic Organic
  • Color Index: PY83
  • Chemical Composition: disazo pigment
  • Safety Information: Conforms to ASTM D-4236