Pigment Typ: Inorganic, Earth Chemical Name: Iron oxide
Colour Index Name: PBr8 Colour Index Number: 77007
Additional product information
2 days - without drier
The drying time depends on temperature, humidity, aeration, and the thickness of the paint coat.
Umbra is a cool, rather transparent color ranging from yellowish brown to green-brown. It has a good color strength, and a high opacity. It blends well with green and dries quickly.
It has excellent color characteristics and when mixed with white can create a variety of fine, clear tones.
Mixed with blue and white, it has a slight gray shade. Umbra tends to darken slightly with time.
This pigment has meant to be from the Latin word umbra, which means shade or to be in the shade. The original name was terra di ombra, what closes on the origin from the region of Umbria, Italy.
It has proven itself as a pigment since prehistoric times .