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Subramanian and Matisse in paint store

YInMn Blue now available to artists

Australian paint supply company Derivan has turned YInMn Blue into a color for artists, ensuring that the beauty and artistic merits of the new color pigment will be discovered and enjoyed by many.

Yinmn blue crayon

Hello, Bluetiful! There's a new YInMn blue-inspired crayon

Crayola announces the name of its new blue crayon that was inspired by chemist Mas Subramanian's YInMn blue pigment: It's Bluetiful.

YInMn blue crayon with label

Pigment discovered by Oregon State chemist inspires a new Crayola crayon color

A blue pigment discovered at Oregon State University by chemistry professor Mas Subramanian is the inspiration for Crayola's new crayon color.

Color pigments in viles on lab table

The Colorful World of Pigments: Celebrating the blue that never fades

“The Colorful World of Pigments” celebrated the intersection of science, industry, art, color and culture spurred by OSU's YInMn blue pigment discovery with a celebrity panel of experts.