Originally developed as an offset color to the YinMn Blue, this pigment is a proprietary blend of pigments which stays in the color index range of 10G513, but retains its own qualities. A brilliant blue in the dry state, the pigment comes to life in all media, yielding a deep rich blue that defies the previous blue pigment categories, such as cobalts, ultramarines and organic manufactured. In watercolor the pigments presents a beautiful granulation, providing for a varied tone. Pigment has a good opacity and strong tinting strength. Rated as non-toxic and completely lightfast.