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Ochres & Umbers - Recipes & Applications by Okhra


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Book of Paint Recipes

This is a highly recommended book for all artists and creative individuals.

The power of knowledge lies within our minds, but the ability to apply this knowledge effectively is in our hands. This recipe book contains a wide range of "do it yourself" paint recipes that are easy to follow and accessible. Each recipe is designed with principles that can be adapted to fit any project and level of expertise.

This book of recipes offers you the opportunity to paint with pigments used by our ancestors since the dawn of creativity, throughout time, on all continents long before they were recognised for being natural, environmentally friendly, and sustainable.

Exploring Origins and Umbers:

  • Origins
  • The Ochre Mountains
  • A Few Hues / Clarifications
  • Chemistry of Paints

The Paint Recipes and Guides you’ll find in the book:

  • Gouache
  • Watercolour
  • Egg tempera
  • Casein/Milk Paint
  • Cellulose Starch Paint
  • Potato Starch Paint
  • Beer Stain
  • Acrylic Paint
  • Artists oil painting (Fine Arts)
  • Oil Paint
  • Flour paint
  • Limewash
  • Whitewash
  • Wax Paint
  • French Farm Cart Blue
  • Iron Gall Ink

And much more from Okhra regarding courses and apprenticeships.


Title: Ochres & Umbers - Recipes & Applications

Author(s): Conservatoire des ocre et de la couleur. Okhra

Publication Date: 2017

Publisher: EDISUD

ISBN Number: ISBN 10: 2744910252 / ISBN 13: 9782744910258

Condition: New

Dimensions: 168 mm x 240 mm x 10 mm

Format: Soft cover

Number of pages: 64

Experience the joy of creating with our 'Coloured Earth Pigment' Range and explore our comprehensive list of guides and helpful tips.