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Natural Pigments Walnut Oil 16 fl oz - Source: Juglans regia

SKU : NAP-510-43ORW16
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Natural Pigments Walnut Oil 16 fl oz - Source: Juglans regia
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Product description


Our walnut oil is is cold-pressed from freshly dried walnuts (Juglans regia) grown in Calfornia, and then lightly refined. It is a clear, pale yellow oil that is odorless. As a thin oil, it is used to make oil paint more fluid. As it yellows less than linseed oil (but more than safflower oil) it is good for making pale oil colors. Walnut oil dries more slowly than linseed oil, drying in four or five days. It is said to have a less tendency to crack than linseed oil, but this has not be verified by research.

As early as the fifth century walnut oil was recommended by Aetius for varnishing wax pictures and gilt surfaces. It is recommended for all light pigments in the treatises on painting by Leonardo da Vinci, Vasari, Borghini, Lornazzo, Armenini, Bisagno, Volpato, and others.

Product Information
Source: Juglans regia
Appearance: Clear and brilliant
 Odor:  Odorless
Fatty Acid Profile
Linoleic Acid: 59.7%
Linolenic Acid: 13.5%
Oleic Acid: 16.3%
Palmitic Acid: 7.4%
Stearic Acid: 2.6%
Free Fatty Acid (as oleic acid) 0.02%
Total Saturated Acids 10.1%
Total Mono-unsaturated Acids 16.7%
Total Polyunsaturated Acids 73.2%
Other Properties
Iodine Value: 153.24
Refractive Index: 1.4692 @ 40 °C.
Color (Lovibond): Yellow: 5 Red: 0.5
Specific Gravity: 0.924–0.927 @ 15 °C.
Drying Index: 86.6

Must be stored in a cool, dry place away from direct light.

Natural Pigments

Natural Pigments is a limited liability company based in Willits, California. We manufacture and distribute rare and hard-to-find materials for fine artists and decorators. We specialize in supplying artists' materials that were used in historical painting since pre-historic times up to and including the nineteenth century.

We constantly search for materials and products of the finest quality so that we can bring them direct to you from the source. To do so, we travel the world to find materials specifically for use by professional artists and decorators. We obtain minerals from mines in Afghanistan, Chile, Russia, Ukraine and Uzbekistan, to name a few places, processing these into natural pigments. We purchase resins, gums and plants from India, Kenya and Malaysia to make natural varnishes and painting mediums.

Our mission is to provide the largest variety of natural pigments, paints and other professional artists' supplies, enabling us to bring you a selection that makes shopping for rare and hard-to-find art materials easy. Our objective is to promote the education and use of these materials among artists by providing detailed information for their employment in encaustic, fresco, oil, watercolor and tempera painting.
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