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KT 12.121 Medium burnt Sienna

An opulent tint of the reddish earth on the hills of Sienna.

Referenz - Paul Baumann, Neue Farbtonkarte System Prase, Sample No. 404, 1912

Farbfunktion - materialization

Wirksamkeit - good under all lighting conditions

Burnt Sienna is a natural earth pigment consisting of iron oxides, sands and clays. It is unusually intense for a natural earth pigment. The color depth it exhibits is the result of specular light reflectance from finely dispersed quartz particles within the pigment. Burnt Sienna keeps this reflectance in all mixtures with lime or chalk, as can be seen here. Like the beautiful terracotta shades of Tuscan courtyards, it radiates warmth from the first hint of dawn until well into dusk.

Katrin Trautwein, 225 Farben, 2017 ©Birkhäuser Verlag GmbH, Basel

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