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Sennelier Rive Gauche Oil Colors

Another Sennelier innovation, Rive Gauche is French for “Left Bank” (Paris), the location of such landmarks as Fashion Houses, famous Art Galleries, the “Beaux Arts” School, and, of course, the Sennelier Store. Its twice-as-fast drying time makes Rive Gauche ideal for layers in the foundation process of the painting.

Whilst retaining the key characteristics of oil painting, Rive Gauche fine oils dry twice as fast as classic oils. The outcome of this is a shortened drying time that does not restrict an artists possibilities of working with fresh paint.

Safflower oil is used to make the 60 colours. It is characterised by its low level of yellowing (50% less than linseed oil) and its excellent compatibility with pigments.

Rive Gauche fine oils use new pigments, which are high-performance cadmium substitutes that offer opaqueness and luminosity properties that are almost equivalent to real cadmium-based oils. Available: A rich, balanced palette of colours! 60 colours in 40ml tubes – 56 colours in 200ml tubes 52 opaque colours | 6 semi-opaque colours | 2 transparent colours | 4 iridescent colours.

Color Swatches - Use for reference only. If exact color matching is desired please use actual samples of the materials.