Colour: Ombre Calcinee (Charred Shadow/Burnt Umber)
Details: Dry Ground Pigment
Technical characteristics :
Chemical name : natural iron oxide
Apparent density : 760 g/l
UV resistance : excellent
Coloring power : very good
Use : lime, wax, paint, plaster, fresco, glaze, cement, fine arts.
This pigment is in powder. For use in artistic paint, it should be finely ground in a mortar before mixing it with the binder.
Linseed oil : dilute the powder in some turpentine oil before adding it to linseed oil.
Paint with water/lime paste : dilute the pigment in some water to make it liquid before incorporating it into the paint.
Lime powder/cement/plaster : directly incorporate the pigment (up to 10% based on the weight of the binder), then mix in order to stain all of your binder.
Color : brown with a transparent binder. Light mole with a white binder.
This pigment is 100%.
Made in France.
History : pigmentary preparation made by Ocres de France, from natural Sienna.