Raw Umber Dark Neutral is a dark, dull, earth brown – a colour resembling dark chocolate – and is useful in landscapes, botanicals, and wildlife paintings, and portraiture.
Artists Notes: Raw Umber Dark Neutral, as its name suggests, has a neutral undertone that makes it useful for darkening other colours.
Paint Makers Notes: The popularity of umber pigments exploded during the Baroque period in Europe where they were used extensively to produce dark shadows and dramatic lighting effects in everything from portraits to landscapes and still life compositions.
Pigment Number: PBr 7
Pigment Type: Synthetic Inorganic
Pigment Composition: Iron oxide hydroxide
Lightfastness: I - Excellent