Cadmium Red Vermillion is a single pigment paint that is an intense, and vibrant orange-red. It is opaque and has a strong tinting strength. This same pigment is used in other art mediums and frequently referred to as Scarlet Red or Scarlet Vermillion. Cadmium Red Vermillion is a single pigment that fits naturally between Cadmium Orange and Cadmium Red Light. A favorite for encaustic printmaking. Due to its dense pigment load, opacity, and tinting capabilities, you will want to add plenty of wax medium to get more mileage and to help the paint flow better.