Dioxazine Purple is a vivid mid-shade purple pigment. When undiluted, it can be used as a deep black. It is made from a transparent coal tar pigment and was introduced into the Winsor & Newton range in the 1960s. Bright and beautiful, this affordable range of 47 colors is perfect for artists who need large quantities of color. All of the tones have been carefully made to bring out the best of each pigment, so you can create bold and vibrant artworks. We think you’ll be very pleased with the results.