Powdered Black Ochre is great for decorating any
and all primitive crafts.
Primitive 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 recorded history.
Powdered ochre can be diluted in water, hide glue, or any
number of different mediums. A thin (watery) hide glue solution mixed with a
small amount of ochre is great for adding crest marks on your arrows 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
Due to variations in computer monitors and photos, actual
color may be slightly different than what you see on your screen.
Sold by the approximate half ounce.
For additional natural earth ochre mixing and use
instructions, please check out our Using Primitive Paints
and Pigments how-to page.