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Vasari Classic Artists' Oil Colors

z Set of Color and Light

z Set of Color and Light

Regular price $ 189.60 USD
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175ml tube Set is $ 602.40  Change Size option above to order

Transform a limited primary palette with this complete collection of eight highly chromatic and distinctive grays. Expertly compounded from bright complements, including Cadmium Yellow, each of these eight uniquely colorful grays brings a real sense of light and space and is outstanding when included in a mixture.

In collaboration with one of America's premier plein air painters, Scott L. Christensen. Visit his new Adventure of Painting online instruction for a comprehensive approach to developing as an artist: 

Imaged above is the oil painting North Fork Canyon by Scott L. Christensen

Presented in cardboard boxes with foam lining for safe and easy transport. Also available individually in both small and large size tubes. Click on the links below for size options and prices.

NEW - now in your choice of sets!  All eight grays in small (40ml) size tubes or in large (175ml) size tubes:

  • Bluff - Evoking a sense of light out of reach, this pale neutral can be used as both a uniquely warming opaque white or as an effective modifier of more robust colors.
  • Ship Rock - Bringing a hazy distant warmth to mixtures, this light warm gray makes warm or cool colors more atmospheric without any dulling.
  • Adobe - Soft, sandy orange, medium light in value to enable more subtle changes to a mixture with distinctive warmth.
  • Shale - Semi-transparent very dark maroon to deepen other cool colors without dulling or changes to hue. Deepest of the grays, Shale is a great choice to use for drawing with your brush as a near but more atmospheric black.
  • Jasper - Deep in value, warm yet neutral, Jasper can bring a sense of invading shadow to a mixture as it tames brightness, and imparts a dark haziness.
  • Silver Point - Cool mixing, medium value neutral gray that brings a subtle blue to mixtures. Brings out the undertone of a cool transparent dark, transforming Phthalo's and other modern pigments into rich jewels of colors.
  • Cedar - The most distinctly green of the grays, opaque and warm. Reading as the warmth of sunlight on foliage, Cedar is ideal for mixing to make other greens with blues or to modify existing greens.
  • Bice - Unique medium light, semi-opaque soft blue, Bice instantly complements warms into colorful notes of gray or creates velvety mixtures as it lightens dark cool bright colors.


Also available individually in both small (40ml) and large (175ml) size tubes.

Please click the links if you are planning to travel with your colors for a MSD Sheet and a travel tips sheet.

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