chrome yellow


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chrome yel·low

(krōm yel'ō), [C.I. 77600]
A fine yellow powder used in paints and dyes.
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His hair (yellow with green tinges -- a hue of chrome yellow), however, suggests dullness and loss of purity in color.
It is ice blue with both standards and falls decorated with dark blue abstract patterns and the falls liberally splashed with chrome yellow.
Washington, November 15 ( ANI ): The chrome yellow pigment used by renowned post-Impressionist artist Vincent van Gogh and others in the 19th and 20th centuries is especially sensitive to certain types of light - making it extremely susceptible to darkening, according to a new study.
Acid rain causes certain organic reds, ultramarine blue, and chrome yellow to fade, and chrome green to turn blue.
Pigments Offered: Blacks (carbon black, complex inorganic black); Blues (complex inorganic blue, pthalocyanine blue, ultramarine blue); Greens chromium, phthalocyanine); Iron Oxide Pigments (black iron oxide, red/brown iron oxide natural and synthetic, yellow iron oxide); Metallic Pigments (aluminum pastes); Reds (BON red/maroon, lithol rubine, metalized azored, naphthol red, perylene red, qtiiracridone red, quiracridone violet, red lake C rhodamine, sodium, lithol/calcium lithol, barium toner, toluidine red); Whites (titanium dioxide - rutile); Yellows and Or anges (chrome yellow, diarylide orange toner, diarylide yellow toner, hansa yellow, metalized azo yellow, molybdatc orange, orthnitraniline orange, dinitraniline orange)
But chrome yellow was first manufactured early in the 19th century and found favour with neoclassical architects.
Even if it happens to be in chrome yellow - oh, please!
Chrome Yellow Arts Ltd and Structures is run by Surminder Virk and Tammy Woodrow at the Althorpe Studios & Gallery in Althorpe Street, Leamington Spa.
Sunlight can penetrate only a few micrometers into the paint, but over this short distance, the researchers found it could trigger a hitherto unknown chemical reaction turning chrome yellow into brown pigments, altering the original composition.
Where we live, the wild daffodil - narcissus pseudonarcissus - grows in profusion along the river banks, its chrome yellow trumpets surrounded by pale primrose outer petals.