Set of 16 historical natural mineral pigments gives you the basic hues for fresco painting.
The set includes 4 oz. jars (50 g) each of: Lazurite (Afghanistan), and 4 oz. jars (100 g) each of:
Nicosia Green Earth
Verona Green Earth
Antica Green Earth
Italian Yellow Earth
Italian Raw Sienna
Italian Burnt Siena
Italian Raw Umber
Italian Burnt Umber
Italian Raw Umber Green
Cyprus Raw Umber Dark
German Vine Black
Bianco di San Giovani (lime white)
These historical fresco pigments represent the basic set of hues used in many Medeival and Rennaissance wall paintings.
The kit includes all the popular palette colors: blue, green, yellow, red, brown, black and white. The pigments come in an boxed set that makes an excellent starter kit to painting frescoes, as an introduction to making your own frescoes, or as a great gift for the student.
How Long Do Pigments Last?
All pigments except Bianco di San Giovani (lime white) can be ground with distilled water and kept in the same jars under a layer of water indefinitely. Bianco di San Giovani must be ground fresh with water on the day of painting.