Deep Colors


Rosco Concentrated Casein Scenic Paint
Various Colors and Sizes



This concentrated casein scene paint is formulated using only the highest quality artists’ pigments available. The range consists of 24 brilliant, non-muddying colors, with an infinite range of intermediate hues possible through mixing. Iddings Deep Colors dries to a super flat, non-reflective finish which can be easily touched up. It is perfect for backdrops and other porous surfaces and can be easily diluted with water to reduce costs without loosing color vibrancy.


A casein binder is not water resistant, allowing Iddings Deep Colors to be washed off non-porous surfaces. This makes it ideally suited for film and television sets. When used on non-porous or hard to paint surfaces, Rosco Clear Acrylic can be added to improve adhesion and durability and to increase its water resistance.


Iddings Deep Colors is intended for interior use only.


Available in 24 artists’ colors that are easily intermixed or combined with other Rosco paints.




BINDER TYPE: Casein (organic soy protein)

DILUTION: Dilute with water, Rosco Clear Acrylic Glaze or a combination of the two as necessary. Diluting will reduce the color concentration and creates “glaze” effects. Diluting with more than 2 parts water may reduce binder strength. Add in Rosco Clear Acrylic Glaze to restore adhesion and flexibility.

SURFACE PREPARATION: Surfaces should be clean, dry and free from dirt and grease. Prime porous surfaces, except fabrics, using Rosco Tough Prime. If painting a new plaster surface, prime wall with a commercial primer/sealer designed for raw plaster. Then use Rosco Tough prime as a final preparation.

APPLICATION: Stir contents before use. Do not shake. Apply by brush, roller, or spray gun. Apply in thin uniform coats, using a good quality brush or roller. Use overlapping strokes, keeping a wet edge. Change roller direction often to avoid patterns and streaking.

FILM THICKNESS: 2:1 Dilution = 1.5 mil. Dry Film

COVERAGE: Approx. 300 sq. ft. per gallon at 2:1 dilution

AVG. DRY TIME: At 75°F (24°C). Dries to the touch in 30 minutes. Can be recoated in 1-2 hours.

CLEAN-UP: Soap and water.

SHELF LIFE: Unopened can @ 12-18 months. Opened can @ 1-4 months depending on conditions. Adding 1/4 cup or less liquid Lysol™ or pine oil to the can before storing will increase its shelf life. Consult “Rosco Technotes: Using Iddings Deep Colors” for more details.

PACKAGING: Gallon and Quart cans.


#05551 White* #05560 Red #05569 Magenta
#05552 Black* #05561 Dark Red #05570 Turquoise Blue
#05553 Yellow Ochre #05562 Bright Red #05571 Dark Green
#05554 Burnt Umber #05563 Orange #05572 Cerulean Blue
#05555 Raw Sienna #05564 Emerald Green #05573 Navy Blue
#05556 Burnt Sienna #05565 Chrome Oxide Green #05580 Acrylic / Glaze Gloss
#05557 Raw Umber #05566 Lemon Yellow #05581 Acrylic / Glaze Flat
#05558 Van Dyke Brown #05567 Golden Yellow #05500 Deep Colors Paint Kit
#05559 Ultramarine Blue #05568 Purple

CAUTIONS: Do not apply when surface or air temperatures are below 50°F. Keep from freezing. Avoid prolonged contact with skin or breathing of spray. Do not take internally. Use adequate ventilation. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.

Additional information


White – Gallon, Burnt Sienna – Qt., Raw Umber – Qt., Van Dyke Brown – Qt., Ultarmarine Blue – Qt., Red – Gallon, Dark Red – Qt., Bright Red – Qt., Orange – Gallon, Emerald Green – Qt., Chrome Oxide Green – Qt., Lemon Yellow – Qt., Golden Yellow – Gallon, Purple – Qt., Magenta – Qt., Dark Green – Qt., Cerulean Blue – Qt., Navy Blue – Qt., Black – Qt., Yellow Ochre – Qt., Turquois Blue – Qt


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