Rublev Colours 16th Century Flesh Tone Palette provides you with the colors used most often by painters in the 15th and 16th centuries to create a wide range of flesh tints. The depiction of Saint Luke painting the Holy Virgin by Niklaus Manuel Deutsch in 1515 is typical of paintings completed in that period showing the painter's palette. The palette carries a range of colors needed to mix various flesh tints: yellow ocher, red ocher, umber and sienna, white, black and green earth. We've assembled these colors to give you the same historical palette typical of painters of the 15th and 16th centuries. These colors can be mixed and used interchangeably with other oil colors.
Rublev Colours Artists' Oil are based on single, natural mineral and historical pigments that give Old Masters-like painting effects in oil. This series features such exotic colors as natural ultramarine (lapis lazuli), azurite, malachite, among many others. The paint is handcrafted and packed in 50 ml tubes -- giving you 33% more color than typical 37 ml tubes.
The 16th Century Flesh Tone Palette includes 8 basic colors used by the old masters of the Renaissance in their paintings. The palette includes one full-sized tube each of the following colors: Green Earth, Yellow Ocher, Red Ocher, Raw Umber, Burnt Umber, Burnt Sienna, Vine Black and Lead White.
The 16th Century Flesh Tone Palette includes one 50 ml tube each of:
Note: Colors swatches are shown in mass tone, straight from the tube, on the left, and mixed with an equal amount of white on the right. All pictures of color swatches in this web site are only approximations of the actual color of the oil paint. We 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.
We may substitute colors that are out of stock or unavailable at the time of your order with similar hues of equal or greater value.