Set includes 12 historical mineral pigments. The set gives you the basic hues for icon painting. The kit includes 8 ml (0.27 fl oz) or 10 grams each of:
Lazurite (Afghanistan Lapis Lazuli) Nicosia Green Earth (Glauconite cold) Verona Green Earth (Glauconite warm) Yellow Ocher Very Light Limonite Italian Yellow Earth Violet Hematite (Caput Mortum) Red Ocher (Ercolano Red) Umber Sienna Brown Ocher (Goethite) Bone Black
—all packaged in individual bottles. These historical pigments represent the basic set of hues used in many Medieval and Renaissance paintings.
The kit includes all the popular palette colors: blue, green, yellow, red, brown and black. The pigments come in an boxed set that makes an excellent starter kit to painting icons, as an introduction to making your own paints, or as a great gift.
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.
This product is shipped from our warehouse in Gretna, NE, USA.
This product is brand new and includes the manufacturer's warranty, so you can buy with confidence.
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