This paint kit includes one half ounce
of each of our natural powdered ochre pigments: Bright Red, Dark Red,
Bright Yellow, Dark Yellow, Green, and Black. Also included is two and a half
ounces of granular natural animal hide glue to be used as a binder, complete
instructions on making your own custom paints, and tips on antiquing using ochre
and wax to achieve some spectacular finished results. A must have for
replicators or anyone else wanting to produce top shelf primitive
weaponry or other fine decorated arts and crafts.
man has been using these same types of pigments to add color to cave walls,
weaponry, pottery, clothing, and just about everything else since before
Powdered ochre can be diluted in water, hide glue, or any
number of different mediums. A thin hide glue solution mixed with a small amount
of ochre is great for adding crest marks on your arrows, weaponry, and
various other crafts that won't rub off or smear.
The intensity and brightness/darkness of the final
dried color can be controlled by adjusting the amount of pigment
used in the paint mixture. For example a dark yellow can easily be
made into brown if you add large amounts of pigment in relation
to the amounts of liquid substrate used in your pain mixture. The color
of raw powdered ochre does also change slightly after being added to a
Ochres and glue are double bagged in sealed poly bags for
easy portability and use. Great gift item for anyone interested in primitive
crafts and technology.
Due to variations in computer monitors and photos, actual
color may be slightly different than what you see on your screen.
For additional natural earth ochre mixing and use
instructions, please check out our Using Primitive Paints
and Pigments how-to page.