LQ HV 4.65 oz. / Mars Black is a thick, odorless iron oxide pigment. It is more opaque than other shades of black, with a creamy, satin finish. Named for Mars, the god of war and patron of iron, this tube will pack a mighty punch so you only need to use a little. At 4.65 ounces, this tube goes a long way. This high-pigment paint is ideal for mixing and learning about color theory. Fast-drying, you can add layers to create a warm, earthy tone. Paired with vivid colors, Mars Black is perfect for creating emotional pieces that highlight objects and the human body. This durable paint retains peaks and brush strokes, allowing you to create a variety of textures. The warm brown undertone is great for all types of media including canvas, paper, wood, and fabric. Mars Black is the top choice for Neo-expressionists and anyone who wants to leave beautiful marks that will not chip, crack or fade.