burnt umber


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burnt umber

n
1. (Dyeing) a brown pigment obtained by heating umber
2. (Colours) a dark brown colour
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Noun1.burnt umber - dark brown pigment obtained by heating umber
umber - an earth pigment
2.burnt umber - a medium brown to dark-brown colorburnt umber - a medium brown to dark-brown color  
brown, brownness - an orange of low brightness and saturation
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Jan Steen used shades of burnt umber (dark brown) and sienna (red-brown) with areas of gray and white.
Nederlander, the Really Useful Group, and Cameron Mackintosh presentation, with Roy Furman, John Gore, Stella La Rue, Grove Entertainment, Burnt Umber Prods.
At 200-feet long and the colour of burnt umber, it was built in the early 1400s and is now a Grade I listed building.
In the gallery's ground-floor space, visitors encountered ten large monochrome canvases from 1991, each painted a modish shade--olive, lime, and a kind of pale burnt umber, for example.
Transition: ADA compliant rubber transition strips, Roppe Color: 194 Burnt Umber
Types of pigments: Blacks (Black/grey, complex inorganic, carbon black, lamp black), Blues (complex inorganic, ultramarine), Extender pigments (barium sulphate), Greens (chromium, complex inorganic), Iron oxide pigments (black, burnt umber, raw sienna, yellow, red/brown, natural and synthetic, burnt sienna, metallic brown, ochre, raw umber, van dyke brown), Reds (cadmium red, maroon/orange), Yellow and oranges (yellow/orange, complex inorganic)
1930) derives from the blending of cream, burnt umber, violet and green with a knife.
The line consists of the following colors: ocher (ASTM D85), raw or burnt sienna (ASTM D765), natural or burnt red (ASTM D3722), and raw or burnt umber (ASTM D763).
A drifting cloud of dust was transformed into a glowing mist of burnished copper, with the shadows of the ancient eucalyptus trees casting deep valleys of burnt umber.
carrying the ochre sand residue thin barbs of wind burnt umber willow
Aging may also be added with a warm brown wax or a burnt umber wash.