Indigo | Edward Bulmer Paint

Indigo

The legendary source of Indigo gave it its name – literally ‘Indian’. The leaves of trees from the Indigofera family, prevalent there, could be fermented to produce a beautiful dye as well as a pigment. Nowadays we use mineral pigments for their superior light fastness but this evocative colour properly  earns its presence in a well judged colour range. Traditionally oil paints were used to decorate with deep colours as they could ‘manage’ the pigment loading. Today our taste for a matt finish means we embrace the powdery rather than shiny look you get from rendering these colours in emulsion and this colour takes on a wonderful velvety feel.

"Love that blue! Looks great! "

Victoria Payne

Colours shown are merely our best attempt to represent our palette online.
We strongly recommend that you try a sample pot on your walls at home.

Colours shown are merely our best attempt to represent our palette online. We strongly recommend that you try a sample pot on your walls at home.

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