alizarin crimson

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Noun1.alizarin crimson - any of various acid dyesalizarin crimson - any of various acid dyes; used for dyeing wool scarlet red
alizarin, alizarine - an orange-red crystalline compound used in making red pigments and in dyeing
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Crocosmia 'Emily McKenzie' is an old favourite, with a winning combination of bronze leaves and burned orange flowers with an alizarin crimson heart.
So, Quinn darkened the snow with a mixture of ultramarine, yellow ochre, and alizarin crimson pigments.
For example, in the case of the Golden Open Acrylic Alizarin Crimson hue, PG7 and PR122 were found, but not the PR206 expected as well.
The colours were new to him' alizarin crimson, raw sienna and a green he couldn't pronounce.
A broad palette of colors--ranging from alizarin crimson to viridian--is represented, resulting in a visual directory of more than 10,000 color mixtures.
Gamblin just released several new colors to complete his line, including a permanent alizarin crimson, asphaltum and terre verte.
I use cobalt blue and a bit of alizarin crimson. And a touch of yellow.' I held my palette down close to his nose, so that he could smell the colours and see my pool of rich darkness, ready to create a shadow on my canvas.
El Greco's colors are of one type, often glazed, and match where nothing is suspected to exist: alizarin crimson, viridian, a clear yellow and ultramarine blue.
I then applied shadow around the buildings (within the windows, underneath the eaves of buildings and by the chimneys) with a mix of cobalt blue, alizarin crimson and burnt sienna.