cadmium yellow


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cadmium yellow

[′kad·mē·əm ′yel·ō]
(electronics)

cadmium yellow

A strong yellow pigment, cadmium sulfide, characterized by good permanence; used in paints.
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This study on the deterioration of cadmium yellow is an excellent example of how collaboration between scientists and conservators can help to improve our understanding of the condition of Van Gogh's paintings and lead to better preservation of his works," says Ella Hendriks, Head of Conservation of the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, who did not take part in the study.
In the next four years, Janssens' research group plans to study how museum indoor conditions and air pollution affect cadmium yellow and related sulphide-containing pigments used by artists.
The removal of the orange-grey crust and discoloured varnish was not possible without affecting the very fragile original cadmium yellow paint on these parts," Leeuwestein said.
And then color becomes complicated: red, Black, and cadmium yellow light, medium, or dark.
According to Colorstrology, if you were born on August 2, your personal color is Cadmium Yellow PANTONE 15-1054 -- a rich golden orange.
Red violet, cobalt blue and cadmium yellow cover the surface of an open-air concrete terrace with intense hues of sidewalk chalk.
It's simply paint: cadmium yellow, a vibrant but unstrident orange, scarlet, a lovely dusky pale blue, a strange soft slightly purple brown, deep almost Prussian blue, aquamarine.
Cadmium yellows have smeared painters' palettes ever since, with pigment processors now mixing the sulfides with touches of cadmium selenide to offer a sunset of golds, oranges and reds.
I'm fired by that contrast of emeralds and Prussian blues of the sea against the cadmium yellows and oranges of lichen, or the intense reds of rowan berries against the blue of the sky.