Artist Paints & Pigments

Pigment database

Introduction

This page is an easily accessible reference of 276 brands, 20479 artist paints with pigment information and some hand painted swatches.

Painting & drawing mediums + artist pigments

Watercolors

» 65 watercolor brands in the database, some highlights:

Acrylic Gouaches

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

Oils

» 63 oil brands in the database, some highlights:

Gouaches

» 25 gouache brands in the database, some highlights:

Acrylics

» 56 acrylic brands in the database, some highlights:

Pigments

» 16 pigment brands in the database, some highlights:

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

Pigment Color Codes

The database contains 414 artists' pigment color codes, with references to paints. You can check the pigment color index here. Here are the 25 most popular pigments:

 PR101  PBr7  PR108  PB29  PY42  PY35  PW6  PV19  PG7  PY43  PB28  PR122  PV23  PG17  PY3  (MICA)  PO20  PBk7  PB27  PB36  PB15:3  PBk9  PB15  PR254  PG50 and more...