Umber Nature

Umber Nature

39.20 kr

Umber Nature  100g - 5000g  

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Umber nature

 

Umber is a earth color whose iron and manganese compounds content gives a characteristic brownish color, which ranges from light, warm linen gray to more greenish-brown tones, depending on the clay from which it is extracted. Umbra has been used since ancient times. There are natural deposits of the pigment in i.a. Italy and Germany and in Cyprus. The name "umbra" comes from Latin and means shadow. The name refers to its use in the art of painting, where the pigment was largely used to come in other colors when they were to be in shadow in the painting.

 

Umbra nature has a light, warm, clay brownish tone, where the Raw umbra is warmer, deeper and darker and more brownish.

 

The pigment is light, water, - oil, - and calcareous.

 

Lightfastness

 

8 on a scale where 1 is poor, 8 is best.

 

Color power

 

Good.

 

Coverage

 

Good.

 

Miscibility with other colors

 

Can be mixed with all colors.

 

Binders

 

Can be used with all binders. As manganese has light oxygen-transferring properties, umbra has good drying properties in oil.

 

Areas of application

 

Can be used both indoors and outdoors. Like all earth tones, has good weather resistance.

 

Safety

 

The pigment is described as non-toxic. However, it is always advisable to use a dust mask when working with pigments.

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