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Pigmently Presents: Asphalt Magic - A Signature Black Pigment

Introduction to Pigmently Pigments

Welcome to Pigmently, our online store for premium pigments and liquid dyes.

Pigmently was founded with the aim to be a reliable source of potent, colorful pigments and dyes for artists and decorators of all skills levels.

We've placed a high priority on the creation dependable, high-quality products, with well-refined formulas for each of our colorants, all produced with top-tier ingredients for vivid, resilient hues that don't fade.

Among these hues, the black pigments at Pigmently have always been some of our most popular options. As a truly achromatic color, black can stand alone as well as complement almost any other color without issue, making it easy to incorporate into all kinds of art styles and aesthetic approaches.

In today's Pigmently Presents, we'll be featuring the Asphalt Magic Black Pigment by Pigmently.

Understanding Powder Pigments by Pigmently

Before we dive into the specifics of Asphalt Magic, let's explain what powder pigments are for those who aren't familiar.

Pigmently Powder Pigments are potent colorants made from mica powder and sometimes additional compounds. These pigments can be added to almost any medium, imbuing it with color while providing you the ability to control the intensity and hue of the resulting mixture. They're both versatile and easy to use.

All of our powder pigments are made from high-quality ingredients, ensuring they deliver consistent results every time. They are finely milled to ensure a smooth application and an intense color payoff.

Whether you're a professional artist or a hobbyist, our powder pigments are designed to elevate your art and design projects.

A sealed contained of Asphalt Magic Black Pigment by Pigmently, seen from the front.

Asphalt Magic: A Signature Black Pigment

Now, let's turn our attention to Asphalt Magic, one of Pigmently's signature black pigment. Of our black pigments, Asphalt Magic is the second darkest, just behind Dark Matter. Its slightly lower intensity makes it pop out less next to other colors, allowing other shades to take center stage.

Asphalt Magic is not your ordinary black pigment. Because it is made with mica powder, it features an elegant shimmer that shines beautifully in the light. It is designed to bring a new level of depth and sophistication to your art and design projects. Whether you're working on a painting, a sculpture, a piece of furniture, or a makeup look, Asphalt Magic will add that extra touch of magic.

Part of the beauty of Asphalt Magic lies in its versatility. It can be mixed with a variety of mediums—acrylic paint, epoxy resin, soap bases, candle wax, and more—allowing you to experiment and generate a wide range of effects. From creating a smoky eye look in makeup to adding a dramatic touch to a painting, Asphalt Magic can be a brilliant addition to your aesthetic options.

What Black Represents in Art and Design

Black is a powerful color in art and design. It is often associated with power, elegance, formality, and mystery. In the context of art, black can add depth and perspective. It can be used to create a sense of space and to draw attention to specific elements.

In design, black is often used to convey a sense of sophistication and prestige. It can be used to provide contrast, highlight important elements, and form a sense of balance. A black pigments like Deep Space by Pigmently can also be used to create a variety of textures and effects, adding an extra dimension to your design projects.

However, the use of black requires a careful hand. Too much black can be overwhelming and can create an unintended sense of heaviness. It's important to balance the use of black with other colors to create a harmonious composition.

A metal spoon scooping up some black pigment.

How to Use Pigmently Black Pigment Powders in Your Artwork

Using Pigmently's pigments in your artwork is a straightforward process.

  1. First, decide on the medium you wish to use. Asphalt Magic is versatile and can be mixed with oil, acrylic, watercolor, soap bases, resin, and much more.
  2. Next, decide on the intensity of the color you want to achieve. Remember, our black powder pigment like our Dark Matter is highly pigmented, so a little goes a long way. Start with a small amount and gradually add more as needed.
  3. Once you've mixed your pigment with your chosen medium, apply it to your canvas or surface. You'll notice the rich, intense color and the smooth application.

We recommend experimenting with different techniques to really see how the magic of Asphalt Magic comes to life.

Pigmently: Your Source for Premium Black Pigments

At Pigmently, we'd like to be your go-to source for premium black pigments. Our top priority is providing safe, reliable, and long-lasting colorants that won't fade or deteriorate.

Our Asphalt Magic black pigment is a testament to our commitment to excellence. Its rich, intense color, and unique metallic sheen make it a standout product in our range.

We invite you to explore our range of pigments and discover the magic of color.


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