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.
"The research into this hitherto unknown degradation process of varnished cadmium yellow oil paint allows to better understand the current appearance of the painting," Leeuwestein said.
And then color becomes complicated: red, Black, and cadmium yellow light, medium, or dark.
What is left of the oaks is chinese orange, while the butterfly weed, called cadmium yellow, is actually orange.
Here, a female figure burrows holes in an innocuous desert landscape of cadmium yellow flanked against an ultramarine sky.
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.
Perhaps not, but the day is bright as cadmium yellow in my memory.
From cerulean blues to cadmium yellows, "All Things Bright" envelops viewers in a vivid kaleidoscope of colour.
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.