Sienna Natural Pigment


Yellow ocher with a transparent binder. Ecru with a white binder. Mixes extremely well with other colours to add an earthy quality.

This pigment is 100% natural.

Made in France.


Natural earth pigments are ideal for use in natural building with earth, clay, lime and natural paints. They are non-toxic to work with, highly UV resistant and mix extremely well with natural materials. Perfect for making lime and clay plaster, limewash and natural paint.

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: Sienna earth comes from Italy, near the city of Siena. It is also found in the Ardennes, Cyprus, Germany, England, Mexico, southern China and India.

Technical Characteristics:
Chemical name: iron oxide
Colour Index: Y43
Apparent density : 800 g/l
UV resistance: very good
Colouring power: very good