Colors of Nature has collected natural pigments from around the world to provide you, the artist, the opportunity to make paint to your specifications and to allow a full range of expression in your encaustic and fresco art.
Each pigment has been created from natural & raw sources, safe for children, adults, and also the environment. They have been processed using very minimal chemistry to remove toxic elements. The particle size of a Colors of Nature’s pigment is under 50 microns which contributes to a smooth finish and even dispersion of pigment within our watercolor and oil paints. Encaustic art and Fresco paintings are enhanced with the usage of Colors of Nature’s natural earth pigments.
To read more about each individual color, see Product description below.
Each earth pigment is sold in a 100g bag; larger sizes and MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheet) are available on request. Made by Colors of Nature in Toronto, Canada.
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These radiant Natural Earth Paint pigments are in individual 85g (3 oz.) packets. Each packet makes the equivalent of one medium-sized tube of professional oil paint when mixed with walnut or linseed oil. All pigments have excellent and permanent UV lightfastness – far superior to synthetic pigments. Can be mixed with all binders to create many different types of paints, pastels, stains or other art designs. The natural iron oxide pigments are the most archival pigments available (thousands upon thousands of years!).
Choose from 18 gorgeous colors in the drop down menu and see more details of where each mineral pigment has come from!
Use care when handling any dry pigment. Avoid inhaling pigment dust.
Made by Natural Earth Paints in the USA.
This mica powder is a very fine, non-tarnishing, brilliant gold that adds a lovely sparkle to paintings! Mix with walnut or linseed oil to create a beautiful gold paint. It also has excellent lightfastness!
Mix with all mediums to create many types of paint (oil, acrylic, watercolor, lime paint, milk paint, gouache, pastels, encaustic, plaster, casein, waxes, varnishes, polymer clay, etc).
Each packet is 85g (3 oz.), which makes the equivalent of one medium-sized tube of professional oil paint when mixed with walnut or linseed oil.
Made by Natural Earth Paints in the USA.
This kit contains
• Ten natural earth & mineral pigments in 56g (2 oz.) packets: venetian red, orange ochre, yellow ochre, terre verte, ultramarine blue, ultramarine purple, black ochre, burnt sienna, titanium white rutile and burnt umber. Packaged in biodegradable bags.
• 118g (4 oz.) bottle of refined walnut oil.
• 118g (4 oz.) bottle of Eco Solve: non-toxic and plant-based paint thinner/ brush cleaner.
• Eco Oil Painting Guide & Mixing Instructions
• 100% Post consumer recycled gift box
This kit includes sustainably acquired top-quality pigments. Each has been carefully ground to enhance the beauty and luminosity specific to each pigment. Simply mix pigments with walnut oil with a palette knife. For more thorough mixing, finish with a glass muller. These naturally non-toxic paints create the most archival, UV resistant, durable and radiant paints available today.
Packaging is 100% Post Consumer Recycled and biodegradable. Made in the USA.
Additional colors not included in this kit are available such as Brilliant Yellow, Emerald Green, Raw Sienna, Raw Umber, Violet Ocher, Mayan Red, Mayan Turquoise, Mummy Red, and Natural Gold Mica.
Natural Earth Paint is committed to creating eco-friendly, completely non-toxic art supplies and very high quality, archival products. Their top-quality pigments are free of fillers, additives, synthetic preservatives, toxins, petroleum-based pigments and heavy metals and provide a texture, radiance, and subtlety of color far superior to synthetic pigments. NEP uses 100% recycled, biodegradable and locally made packaging and they source their pigments and natural ingredients from small, family owned businesses that harvest sustainably.
Their eco-friendly business model is recognized by Gold certification from Green America (the highest rank for a green business in the US) and the prestigious Cribsie Award in 2016 after 40,000 people voted and has received rave reviews in over 50 blogs and magazine articles.