Add depth to your palette with this comprehensive guide to the history and variety of different red pigments.
"Red is the colour of fire and blood. A mysterious pigment with positive and negative connotations: bloodshed, aggression, war, and hate are on one side, and love, warmth and compassion on the other side."
"Red unfailingly provides focal points to a painting, particularly when placed alongside a cool color such as green. But red can appear garish if overdone."
What are the best red pigments to include on your palette?