Terre Verte Michael Harding 40ml

Terre Verte Michael Harding 40ml

$15.90

Terre Verte (No. 115)   Inorganic, Natural Earth Colour Index PG 23 Drying Speed Average Opacity Covering and Tint Power Semi-Transparent   Very Low Tint Power Lightfastness Excellent Oil Content Average, Linseed Toxic No Conforms To ...
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Terre Verte (No. 115)

 

Inorganic, Natural Earth

Colour Index PG 23
Drying Speed Average
Opacity Covering and Tint Power Semi-Transparent

 

Very Low Tint Power

Lightfastness Excellent
Oil Content Average, Linseed
Toxic No
Conforms To ASTM D-4236

 

Green Earth, a complex of Ferrous Silicates in Aluminium and Magnesium clays, is one of the few naturally occurring inorganic pigments still to be offered by colourmen.

It has a very soft texture with very low Tint Power, beloved of portraitists who use it as a glaze over Alizarin Crimson hues.

Some makers add other pigments in order to give it a spuriously enhanced Tint Power which depletes these qualities, I do not.

A popular trick is to use a little Terre Verte under the noses of portraits to get red coloured cheeks to play up as a complimentary colour!

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