Item:284 600 177, Pigment: Recycled Iron Oxide PBr 6 (77499) , Lightfastness: Excellent, Semi-Transparent, Non-staining, Granulating.
This versatile red-brown is deep brick at full strength. In lighter washes a warm and transparent earthy rose is revealed. A perfect brown-pink for portraiture: the natural looking red on cheeks and lips.
To make these paints, pigments from the earth’s crust are obtained through a process known as Iron Oxide Recovery (IOR). This method removes colored iron oxides that pollute mine water, cleaning the water so it can re-enter a receiving stream-and resulting in a cleaner natural environment. The recovered iron oxide is thoroughly washed, then used to create a trio of rich colors ranging in tone from a warm golden yellow to a deep red earth to a beautiful saturated dark brown with a bluish undertone.