A lightfast, bright yellow pigment. Nickel yellow was developed in the 1960s. It is compatible with most types of binding media: gums, glues, oils, waxes, acrylics. The tinting strength of nickel yellow, however, is very low.
Synonyms and Related Terms
nickel-titanium yellow (AAT); nickel titanium yellow; nickel titanate yellow; sun yellow; jaune de nickel (Fr.); Nickeltitangelb (Deut.)
Resources and Citations
- R. Mayer, The Artist's Handbook of Materials and Techniques, Viking Press, New York, 1981.
- Art and Architecture Thesaurus Online, http://www.getty.edu/research/tools/vocabulary/aat/, J. Paul Getty Trust, Los Angeles, 2000