Carmine facings on a uniform.

Orange, fiery yellow-red mixtures, named after the orange, whose skin is this colour. There are also a number of coal tar dyes, like Orange III, s. dimethylaminoazobenzene, Orange IV, s. phenylamidoazo compounds.

Single Pigment Colours

A small overview of carmine (PO) single pigment colours suitable for miniatures, models, and dioramas.

  • Pyrrole Orange (PO 73), Lascaux 123
  • Cadmium Yellow* deep (PO 20, cadmium sulfoselenide ), PRIMAcryl 13.213
  • Cadmium Orange* (PO 20, cadmium sulfoselenide ), PRIMAcryl 13.214
  • Brilliant Orange (PO 67, pyrazoloquinazolone), PRIMAcryl 13.215
  • Orange Glaze (PO 71, transparent), PRIMAcryl 13.216
  • Cadmium Red* light (PO 20, cadmium sulfoselenide ), PRIMAcryl 13.317

Mixed Pigment Colours


* contains Cadmium.

Source: Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon, 6. Auflage 1905–1909

Model Paints