Raw Umber (No. 121)

Michael Harding's Raw Umber artist's oil paint

 

 

 

 

Organic, Natural Earth

Colour Index PBr 6
Drying Speed Very Fast
Opacity Covering and Tint Power Semi-Transparent
Lightfastness Excellent
Oil Content Average, Linseed
Toxic No
Conforms To ASTM D-4236

 

Raw Umber is one of the fundamental Earths used as an imprimitura pigment to draw out compositions as a ground, as many Rubens sketches prove. Depending on the degree of transparency it exhibits greenish undertones.