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.