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Old 28-08-03, 04:51 AM
hisstah hisstah is offline
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Chinese white is the same thing as zinc white--ZnO--zinc oxide. It was first introduced as a watercolor pigment in 1834 by Winsor and Newton under the name 'Chinese White'.

I like to use titanium white in my egg tempera. I've also used white lead, but you need to be very careful with that. :)