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Williamsburg Handmade Oil Paint - Van Dyke Brown, 37 ml tube

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Van Dyke Brown
Van Dyke Brown

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Product Details

Description:
Van Dyke Brown
Color:
Van Dyke Brown
Size:
37 ml
Format:
Tube
No.
1681
Series:
1

Pigment Information

This color contains the following pigments:

NBr8-Van Dyke Brown

PBr7-Raw Umber


Pigment Name

NBr8-Van Dyke Brown

Pigment Type

earth

Chemical Formula

Properties

Permanence

The original Van Dyke Brown had only fair lightfastness, with the color tending to shift to gray.

Toxicity

The original Van Dyke Brown was slightly toxic, containing coal products.

History

The original Van Dyke Brown was made from surface deposites of lignite or peat. In most lines of piant, it is manufactured from synthetic materials.


Pigment Name

PBr7-Raw Umber

Pigment Type

earth

Chemical Name

hydrated iron oxide

Chemical Formula

α-FeO3+(OH) or Fe2O3 × MnO2

Properties

Raw Umber is a cool, transparent brown ranging from yellowish brown to greenish brown. It has surprisingly good tinting strength, a high level of opacity, mixes well with greens, and is quick drying in oil form. It has excellent color properties and can create a variety of subtle, clear tints when mixed with white. It grays when mixed with blue and white. Raw Umber can tend towards chalkiness in dark mixes in oil form.

Permanence

Raw Umber has excellent permanence.

Toxicity

Raw Umber itself is considered non-toxic. If contaminated by manganese compounds, it may be highly toxic if inhaled and moderately toxic if ingested.

History

This pigment gets its name from the Latin word umbra, meaning shadow or shade. Its full name is listed as terra di ombra, meaning earth of shadow/shade, due to its original extraction from the area of Umbria, Italy. It has been used as a pigment since prehistoric times. Currently, the finest umber comes from Cyprus.


Safety Data Sheet

UPC Code: 877463001222

ASIN #: B0006ORC88