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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Samina Ali Akhtar's seven large paintings done in acrylic, collage and mixed media with monoprint in striking colours and images in blurs of burnt umber, green distinguished by rich gold and intense blue reflect historical South Asian scenes through abstracts and impressionistic visuals.
This is on display at Yun's 1990 piece, titled Burnt Umber and Ultramarine.
Be prepared for luscious and vibrant landscapes and warm wooden tones of burnt umber and ochre carefully created with nods to nature intact, through construction in colour, structure and form.
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., Independent Presenters Network/AI Nocciolino, and Peter May of a musical in two acts with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, based on "Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats" by T.S.
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.
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. In the fading light the sky provided a rich, velvety backdrop of orange and aqua blue.