Artist Paints & Pigments

Pigment database

Introduction

This page is an easily accessible reference of 387 brands, 24979 artist paints with pigment information and some hand painted swatches.

Painting & drawing mediums + artist pigments

Watercolors

» 79 watercolor brands in the database, some highlights:

Acrylic Gouaches

» 6 acrylic gouache brands in the database, some highlights:

Oils

» 95 oil brands in the database, some highlights:

Gouaches

» 36 gouache brands in the database, some highlights:

Acrylics

» 84 acrylic brands in the database, some highlights:

Pigments

» 22 pigment brands in the database, some highlights:

There are some other mediums, including: colored pencils, water-soluble colored pencils, egg temperas, inks, acrylic inks, water mixable oils, poster colors, soft pastels, liquid watercolors

Pigment Color Codes

The database contains 428 artists' pigment color codes, with references to paints. You can check the pigment color index here. Here are the 25 most popular pigments:

 PBr7  PR101  PB29  PR108  PY42  PW6  PY35  PV19  PG7  PY43  PB28  PR122  PV23  PY3  PG17  PBk7  PO20  PB27  PB15:3  PBk9  (MICA)  PB36  PB15  PBk11  PR254 and more...