Q: What type of marigold is this made from. Where is this type of marigold from?
A: This pigment is a synthetic pigment also known as an organic manufactured pigment. The name Marigold simply refers to the color inspiration found in nature, not the composition of the pigment.
Is this pigment miscible with your White Clay Bole?
A: Yes, you can add this (or any) pigment to the white bole. Although, it would be best to pre-disperse the pigment in water, before adding it to the bole.
Q: This color is indicated in the description as simply 'fresco color'. Is it truly limited Only to fresco? If so, why?
A: This pigment is suitable for all mediums, including fresco, because it is stable enough to withstand the alkali content of fresco lime.
Q: Hi there! What is the tinting strength and drying time for marigold? Thank you.
A: Tinting strength is high and when this pigment is used in high concentration in oil, the drying time is slow.
Q: Hello, is this pigment toxic?
A: The pigment does not contain any heavy metals and is therefore considered non-toxic. Precautions when work with any kind of dust should still be taken.
Q: Is it safe to heat this pigment and use in encaustic painting? Thank you!
A: Yes, it is safe for encaustic temperatures, but not kiln temperatures for ceramics.