Earth colors


Pigments that exist naturally in the earth, they are in the form of clays, rocks or earths, for example yellow ochre, terra verte, umber and Venetian red that derive from metal oxide. Source: Julia M Ehresmann, "The Pocket Dictionary of Art Terms"<br><br>Pigments, such as yellow ochre and umber, that are obtained by mining; usually metal oxides.Also see color, color wheel, and warm colors.