Raw Umber

$6.75$8.00

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Description

RAW UMBER

Deep brown, greenish undertone, prehistoric pigment still mined in France. Natural earth, ocher, trace minerals, high opacity, lightfast, mixes with any medium or pigment. Tester E.C. says, “perfect tone for umber, a little gritty but that’s not hard to mull out of it.”

AKA: Cyprus raw umber, manganese umber, [Fr] ombre naturelle, [Ger] umbererde, [It] terra d’ombra

Seashell painting in gallery by Elizabeth Comer

Country of origin: France
Transparency: Semi-transparent
Compatibility: Paints
Lightfastness: UV-lightfast
Composition: Natural loam
Chemical formula: SiO2+Al2O3+Fe2O3+Fe3O4

General protective measures:  Always wear a dust mask, gloves, apron and eye protection.

These dry pigments are not sold for cosmetic, food, pharmaceutical or tattoo use.

Keep away from foodstuffs and drinks. Do not eat, drink or smoke during work. Wash hands before breaks and at the end of work. Do not allow children or pets to contact these art materials.

Additional information

Weight N/A
Historical Background

Pre-historic

Pigment Type

Natural Earth

Opacity

Semi-Transparent

Color Family

Earth Tones

Source

France

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