Red Ocher Dark

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Description

RED OCHER DARK

Rich dark red; a prehistoric pigment still mined in France, composed of natural earth, ocher, iron oxide, trace minerals. Lightfast, mixes with all mediums and pigments.

AKA: Prune, black currant, [Fr] rouge cassis

Gallery photos show:

(1) Pottery made in 550 B.C., painted with black iron oxide and red ocher, on a yellow clay. The theme is The Birth of Venus.

Dianthus flower painted in red ocher dark by Elizabeth Comer

  • Country of origin: France
  • Transparency: Semi-transparent
  • Lightfastness: Excellent
  • Composition: Natural Base R101 (77491)
  • Chemical formula: Fe2O3+CaCO3

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 5 oz
Historical Background

Pre-historic

Pigment Type

Natural Earth

Source

France

Color Family

Red

Opacity

Semi-Transparent

Reviews

  1. Elizabeth (verified owner)

    a dark, rich warm red. This color is a good warm partner to wineberry.

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