Artist Oils

Artist Oils

CLASSIC Artist Oils™ has brought you the finest quality oil paints. A trusted source for recognized artists all over the world. Our paints have been used in creative works that hang in galleries and museums worldwide.

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  • Titanium White [D272]

    Titanium White [D272]

    Of all the whites on the market today, Classic Artist Oil?s is proud to offer a Titanium White of the absolute highest quality and conveniently offered in sizes up to a gallon. The most versatile white available it combines the excellent mixing power of your average titanium white into a creamy, workable texture that will flow easily while retaining its awesome covering power. D272 is noticeably different than the somewhat ?chalky? texture found with even the most reputable brands.
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    $15.45
     
  • Radiant Yellow [D277]

    Radiant Yellow [D277]

    A high intensity blend of pure yellow pigment and white, excellent for use as a glaze or to portray optical effects of light and shade.
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    $22.50
     
  • Hansa Yellow [D225]

    Hansa Yellow [D225]

    Also known as arylide yellow and commonly referred to as lemon, being a definite green-yellow. A particularly useful yellow for mixing greens - the precision of CAO formulas ensure that you will be working with a high quality Hansa yellow with optimum transparency and fine tinting strength.
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    $28.45
     
  • Cadmium Yellow Light [D201]

    Cadmium Yellow Light [D201]

    One of the most important colors on your palette, this strong bright yellow covers well but its strength will allow reasonably clear layers when applied thinly. Absolutely lightfast, Cadmium Yellow Light dries slowly to a strong film.
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    $33.15
     
  • Naples Yellow [D283]

    Naples Yellow [D283]

    Originally a lead based pigment, this pale yellow is a combination of cadmium and titanium pigments specially blended to produce a neutral, earthy hue. CAO Naples Yellow is a close color-match to that which has graced artist?s palettes for centuries, but without the harmful ingredients.
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    $22.50
     
  • Cadmium Yellow Medium [D202]

    Cadmium Yellow Medium [D202]

    A clean, bright medium yellow ? reliable and handles well as is characteristic of all the cadmiums. Leaning more towards orange it produces muted, yet desirable greens in comparison to the Hansa or Cad Yellow Light; dries slowly to a strong film.
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    $33.15
     
  • Cadmium Yellow Orange [D228]

    Cadmium Yellow Orange [D228]

    A brilliant and completely lightfast orange-yellow. While the level of low-grade orange pigments available in today?s market is astonishing, this color is actually a blend of two authentic cadmiums.
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    $33.15
     
  • Hansa Yellow Orange [D226]

    Hansa Yellow Orange [D226]

    A valuable yellow-orange with particularly high tinting strength and good transparency. Also known as Indian Yellow in many artists? circles, this color is completely lightfast and does not carry the negative connotations often associated with its inferiorly manufactured counterparts on the market.
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    $33.15
     
  • Cadmium Orange [D204]

    Cadmium Orange [D204]

    An intensely bright yet opaque pigment, its versatility allows for efficient coverage while at the same time reasonably clear layers can be achieved if applied thinly. Although oranges are traditionally mixed on the palette, CAO presents you with a balanced, brighter orange of convenience straight from the tube.
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    $39.05
     
  • Cadmium Red Light [D242]

    Cadmium Red Light [D242]

    An ideal orange-red that has largely replaced the extremely poisonous vermillion. It is bright, strong and absolutely lightfast, these qualities combined with its smooth handling make it an invaluable component to any artists? palette.
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    $47.35
     
  • Fire Red [D240]

    Fire Red [D240]

    Commonly known as Permanent Red, Fire Red displays excellent transparency and remains an economical choice.
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    $22.50
     
  • Napthol Red [D255]

    Napthol Red [D255]

    A yellow, clean shade red with acceptable lightfastness in both full and tint shades. An exceptionally vibrant color when used alone.
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    $28.45
     
  • Bright Red [D241]

    Bright Red [D241]

    A bright, economical ToluidIne red of acceptable lightfastness when used in full shade.
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    $22.50
     
  • Cadmium Red Medium [D243]

    Cadmium Red Medium [D243]

    Chemically pure Cadmium Red Medium is strong, rich and vibrant with great handling properties to compliment a beautiful and absolutely lightfast red.
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    $47.35
     
  • Permanent Carmine [D244]

    Permanent Carmine [D244]

    A very blue shade of red with excellent transparency. Considered a Napthol pigment -bridging the gap between ToluidIne reds and Quinacridones in terms of performance and economic characteristics. Recommended for use only as a full shade.
    $28.45
     
  • Cadmium Red Dark [D249]

    Cadmium Red Dark [D249]

    Much deeper than the other Cadmium Reds - handles well like all cadmiums with a robust masstone and muted tint.
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    $47.35
     
  • Quinacridone Red [D252]

    Quinacridone Red [D252]

    Bright, extremely transparent and lightfast, this synthetic red has outstanding qualities and is a valuable addition to the modern painter?s palette.
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    $39.05
     
  • Rose Madder [D247]

    Rose Madder [D247]

    Not the actual fugitive madder pigment, this is a synthetic red having brilliant fluorescent qualities- but should still be used with caution and only at full shade.
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    $33.15
     
  • Alizarin Crimson [D245]

    Alizarin Crimson [D245]

    Pure Alizarin ? valued for its distinct mixing capabilities and transparency, must be used with caution as the Alizarin pigment, though universally recommended, has a poor lightfast rating.
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    $28.45
     
  • Quinacridone Violet [D246]

    Quinacridone Violet [D246]

    A superb transparent violet with outstanding tint strength. The bright Quinacridone pigments remain some of the greatest advancements in synthetic pigment technology as yet.
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    $33.15
     
  • Cobalt Violet [D279]

    Cobalt Violet [D279]

    Genuine Cobalt Violet, brushed straight from the tube, has little body and slight tinting strength ? yet its delicate transparency performs beautifully in many desired applications. It is also one of the few completely lightfast violets on the market.
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    $44.95
     
  • Carbazole Violet [D254]

    Carbazole Violet [D254]

    Also known as Dioxazine purple and leaning a little towards blue on the color spectrum, this pigment has particularly high tinting strength and seems to be rapidly becoming a standard for the violets.
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    $33.15
     
  • Platimum Violet [D248]

    Platimum Violet [D248]

    A personal favorite for many of our artists? CAO is proud to introduce one more addition to the range of quality violets rarely found to be offered by a single manufacturer. By blending Dioxazine with a brilliant Bordeaux pigment of high color strength we present to you Platinum Violet ? a unique deep violet with intense shade and beautiful tinting capabilities.
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    $33.15
     
  • Cobalt Blue [D236]

    Cobalt Blue [D236]

    A deep, very transparent blue, its vibrant green-blue hue must be handled with care or it will quickly dominate other colors. An essential seascape color, its transparency will give clear, vibrant blue greens when combined with either viridian or phthalo green.
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    $44.95
     
  • Ultramarine Blue [D230]

    Ultramarine Blue [D230]

    A true violet-blue and completely lightfast, its transparency lends itself as the only blue able to contribute to clean, bright violets and is considered a staple on most artists? palettes.
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    $20.15
     
  • Medium Blue [D234]

    Medium Blue [D234]

    Intentionally designed to achieve a primary ?true-blue?, this color is specially formulated to combine and balance both red and green biased blue pigments in such a way as to retain their vibrancy and color clarity.
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    $22.50
     
  • Manganese Blue [D288]

    Manganese Blue [D288]

    Although production of genuine Manganese has ceased as stores of this natural pigment have been exhausted worldwide- CAO would like to offer an excellent replacement for this cold, brilliant blue ? its synthetic version is actually cleaner and has better lightfast properties.
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    $20.15
     
  • Phthalo Blue [D235]

    Phthalo Blue [D235]

    A powerful yet versatile color- this extremely intense, green biased blue has traditionally been valued for its strength, transparency and stability.
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    $22.50
     
  • Prussian Blue [D231]

    Prussian Blue [D231]

    Also known as Iron Blue or Milori Blue, it is known for its tinting strength and deep blue mineral color. Made from the highest quality pigment in its class, it was discovered in the 18th century.
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    $20.15
     
  • Cerulean Blue [D232]

    Cerulean Blue [D232]

    Derived from the Latin description of the pigment ?Caeruleum? meaning ?sky blue? this definite green-blue is valued as an atmospheric color in mixing bright, opaque greens ? especially useful in tropical scenes.
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    $39.05
     
  • Cobalt Green [D286]

    Cobalt Green [D286]

    A pale yellow green with bluish undertones making it a very difficult color to mix. Its cool qualities lend it to many southwest style paintings and it produces a nice, neutralized tone when tinted.
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    $44.95
     
  • Sap Green [D275]

    Sap Green [D275]

    For thousands of years green pigments were virtually unavailable, few minerals are green in color and those derived from plants produced only dull, fugitive greens. Such was the case with the original Sap Green - traditionally made from Buckthorn Berries it was a highly unpredictable color ranging from green to yellow. Classic Artist Oils gives you a lightfast blend that replaces the inferior pigment with a green than can be easily warmed or cooled when mixed to your liking.
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    $22.50
     
  • Viridian Green [D209]

    Viridian Green [D209]

    Vibrant, pure and an absolutely stable green, of great value in glazing and a popular alternative formulated without the powerful and dominating effects of D213 Phthalo Green. Pure and vibrant in color with excellent tinting strength.
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    $15.45
     
  • Cadmium Green [D278]

    Cadmium Green [D278]

    Made with the Chromium Green Oxide pigment, one of the very best greens on the market today and often hard to find, blended with Cadmium Yellow to give you a bright natural green perfect for highlighting effects.
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    $28.45
     
  • Permanent Green [D212]

    Permanent Green [D212]

    A light, warm spring green, this blend of Phthalo Green and Azo Yellow gives the artist a clean, bright green straight from the tube. Compared to the ever popular late Emerald Green pigment which was known to darken substantially and boasts of a completely disastrous history due to its popular use throughout the early 19th century.
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    $28.45
     
  • Green Gold [D281]

    Green Gold [D281]

    Green Gold is a mixture of highly sought after, reliable pigments - each boasting all around good qualities. It is ideal for the landscape painter to use straight from the tube or in mixing natural, earthy greens.
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    $39.05
     
  • Phthalo Green [D213]

    Phthalo Green [D213]

    The blue version of the popular Phthalo Green color, clean and bright with strong tinting strength and excellent transparency. Developed in 1935 it is one of the many high quality, stable greens from around the turn of the 19th century.
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    $22.50
     
  • Buff Titanium [D282]

    Buff Titanium [D282]

    A warm, earthy hue, Buff Titanium is a synthetic version of the natural form of Titanium White and behaves in much the same way with great film stability. Rutile has the highest refractive index of any known mineral and is an invaluable pigment to the paint industry.
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    $15.45
     
  • Yellow Ochre [D224]

    Yellow Ochre [D224]

    A synthetic pigment is used given that there is only one remaining quarry extracting ocher by mining in southern France, where the very best natural sources are said to be located. The earth tone of the synthetic version has proven to be brighter, clearer and several times stronger than natural ocher with outstanding lightfastness. It is also more transparent due to the absence of clay.
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    $15.45
     
  • Raw Sienna [D220]

    Raw Sienna [D220]

    CAO uses only the finest sienna earths - this goldenrod pigment is similar to that of a dark ochre but with much more delicate handling qualities. Once the defining colors of the Renaissance, Sienna?s are valued in all techniques for their brilliant, fiery undertones.
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    $15.45
     
  • Mars Orange [D276]

    Mars Orange [D276]

    Naturally occurring colored earths provide superb, lightfast browns while the incorporation of synthetic iron oxides like the Mars colors can sufficiently extend the range while keeping with the integrity and affordability of the earth tones.
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    $22.50
     
  • Burnt Sienna [D221]

    Burnt Sienna [D221]

    A fine red-brown pigment, as a sienna it has long been valued for its clean color and transparency. Maximize its color clarity by mixing with other transparent pigments.
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    $15.45
     
  • Transparent Red Oxide [D285]

    Transparent Red Oxide [D285]

    This beautiful red iron oxide has a distinct undertone that makes it especially useful in portraiture.
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    $22.50
     
  • Venetian Red [D211]

    Venetian Red [D211]

    Commonly referred to as Light Red or English Red this particular synthetic pigment produces a medium red shade with orange undertones.
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    $20.15
     
  • Mars Brown [D284]

    Mars Brown [D284]

    A dark, rich brown that neutralizes well when mixed with white.
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    $15.45
     
  • Burnt Umber [D223]

    Burnt Umber [D223]

    A dark reddish brown with great tinting strength and hiding power. As a fast drier, Burnt Umber lends itself particularly to under painting.
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    $15.45
     
  • Raw Umber [D222]

    Raw Umber [D222]

    A deep, rich brown ? it shades with complex undertones and defines itself by the Latin origin of its name ?Ombra? meaning shadow.
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    $15.45
     
  • Van Dyke Brown [D287]

    Van Dyke Brown [D287]

    A suitable replacement for the highly unstable original pigment, Van Dyke Brown is especially valuable in enhancing the color of shadow on flesh.
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    $15.45
     
  • Payne's Grey [D280]

    Payne's Grey [D280]

    An artist?s favorite, this subtle blue-black is a delicate mixture of Ivory Black, Ultramaine Blue and Yellow Ochre to give you a beautiful cool black.
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    $20.15
     
  • Carbon Black [D200]

    Carbon Black [D200]

    An intense black that was traditionally produced by charring organic materials, thankfully newer methods have been implemented raising the standard of quality and enhancing performance characteristics.
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    $15.45
     
  • Mars Black [D200.5]

    Mars Black [D200.5]

    A dense, opaque black its masstone remains cool while warmer tones of gray can be achieved when tinted. Recently developed in just the last century, it has the strongest tinting strength of any black and is a relatively fast drier ? perfect for underpainting.
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    $20.15