Rublev Colours Roman Black is a single-pigment oil color comprised of a natural black earth; a dense, opaque, heavy color that is absolutely permanent. It is comparatively neutral in undertone and is non-greasy, when compared to carbon blacks.
Rublev Colour Artists' Oil: Roman Black Note: The color swatch was created using a thin tint mixed with an equal part of linseed oil (left), solid thick application (middle), and a solid tint mixed mixed with an equal amount of white (right) applied on acrylic primed canvas. All pictures of color swatches in this web site are only approximations of the actual color of the oil paint. We have taken every care to match the color in these pictures on calibrated color monitors to the actual color. However, because of the wide variance in color monitors the results you get may vary.
Iron oxide from magnetite ore
Pigment Black 11 (77499)
Note: Some separation of pigment and oil may occur in Rublev Colours and is a natural process when no stabilizers are added to paint to prevent this from occurring.
Single Pigment: Iron oxide from magnetite ore Binder: Linseed Oil Color: Black Color Index: Pigment Black 11 (77499) Chemical Name: Iron oxide ASTM Lightfastness Rating: I Opacity: Opaque Tinting Strength: Good Drying Rate: Moderate
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