French Raw Sienna - 50ml

£12.95

French raw sienna from the last remaining European company operating the ochre deposits in the heart of the Luberon Mountains. It's subtleties and qualities will blow away a generic raw sienna, just try it to see the difference.

It is a semi-transparent brown with good tinting strength, fine grained, it has strong lean towards green and would make some lovely greys when mixed with a red earth. So very different from the Italian raw sienna, which is warm with yellow tendencies, anybody wanting work with a earth based limited palette could not do better than selecting from the Rublev range.

Technical Overview

Single Pigment: Raw Sienna
Binder: Linseed Oil
Colour Index: Pigment Brown 7 (77491) (77492) (77499)
Chemical Name: Natural Iron Oxide
Chemical Formula: α-FeO3+(OH)
Opacity: Semi-Transparent
Tinting Strength: Good
Drying rate: Average
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