Windsor and Newton Artists’ Oil Colors: Sap Green - Windsor and Newton is recognized in the industry for providing the highest quality oil paint. They utilize the highest quality pigments and are manufactured to the highest standard of quality.
Sap green is a mid range green that is favored by many oil painters, especially those who specialize in landscape painting. Sap Green is a warmer green, offering a yellow undertone that was originally a lake pigment made from the juice of Buckthorn berries, however today’s sap green is created from a blend of other dyes, including phtalocyanine. Regardless of which process is used to create this rich pigment, it remains a staple in the palette of oil painters across the globe.