Use: lime, wax, paint, plaster, fresco, glaze, cement, fine arts, flour paint.
This pigment is in powder. For use in artistic paint, it should be finely ground in a mortar before mixing it with the binder.
Maximum dosage: The maximum dosage is 10% compared to the binder used. Above 10% it is recommended to incorporate fixators and adjuvant (lime use).
History: The real black vine was obtained by the charring of vine shoots harvested during the pruning of the vines. Nowadays, it has been replaced by a black iron oxide that faithfully reproduces its original colour.
Chemical name: iron oxide
Colour index: Bk11
Case number: 1317-61-9
UV resistance: good
Colouring power: very good