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It appears that Reapers Clear Purple is equivalent to Dioxazine Purple .

I am looking for a Reaper equivalent of Permanent Violet Dark. Is there one?

While I am here...are there any color swatches that have been done comparing Reapers colors to other manufacturers colors side-by-side?
This would really be something to have access to. I would make one and post it, but I don't have all of Reapers paints...yet.   ;)

I also have to add...I absolutely luv their paint bottles, functionally and ergonomically. The best in the industry Imho.

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Thanks for the help. I am actually looking for comparisons to "traditional" colors from companies like Golden or Liquitex as examples.

Permanent Violet Dark is one of them.

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Reaper will not use all of the same pigments as a traditional paint company would, either due to cost or toxicity issues. So you might be able to find a colour that LOOKS the same, but it won't necessarily be the same mix of pigments. 

I have some Liquitex and Golden paints, but I don't have that colour to compare to, sorry. Pingo has a lot of traditional paints, but I don't think she has many Reaper paints to compare to.

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I have found some good color equivalents:  due to an experiment in Baroque style 

burnt umber, ochre, ultramarine; Reapers (Russet brown, Palamino gold, and Ultramarine shadow) 

I also use a lot of Reapers Carnage red - it was very close to a traditional color, but I have forgotten the original name. 

mostly I got them combing the color equivalency thread linked by TGP and the Daka site. 

 

I have found that they are good visual matches to the traditional colors, but don't always mix the same way. 

never looked for Permanent Violet Dark

 

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From the Blick website, two things:

 

The Golden Fluid Acrylic line has a Permanent Violet Dark. That line has a similar consistency to miniatures paints (and I use it for exactly that), though it's glossy.

 

Permanent Violet Dark is a mixture of Quinacridone Magenta and Indanthrene Blue, the latter of which is a very dark, almost black blue that goes toward purple a bit when mixed with white. You could probably use something like RMS Deep Twilight or Reaper Bones Nightsky Indigo to substitute for the Indanthrene Blue, though I haven't tried that mixture. (You might also try Clear Phthalo Blue Red Shade, though that might run a bit too red.)

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Thanks everyone...looks like Reaper's Royal Purple is close to Permanent Violet Dark after buying some and doing a color swatch.

However, they have other violets that may be closer still (Violet Shadow?) I don't yet have which translates to: basically I'll just have to buy all their violets and compile a in-depth study comparison at a future date and post my findings...lol

 

 

 

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