How is ochre mixed with water?
We need you to answer this question!
If you know the answer to this question, please register to join our limited beta program and start the conversation right now!
How is ochre mixed with liquids?
Ochre is mixed with a number of liquids to produce different types and colors of paint. Mixing oil and ochre became a popular technique in the British fishing industry, as a way to protect sails. Seal oil when mixed with ochre created a bright red, while cod liver oil and ochre created more of a reddish brown hue. In the early neolithic period of New Zealand, people used ochre mixed with fish oil to paint their canoes.
Asked in Indigenous Australians
How is ochre traditionally used by aboriginal people?
Asked in Painting and Watercolors
What liquid is used for ochre paint?
When asking what liquid is used for Ochre ( Ocher ) paint there is more than one liquid that can be used depending on the makeup of the pigment, as Ochre is more of a description of paint color than it is of what liquid is used for Ochre, if you are using Acrylic Ochre than the liquid used would be merely Water to mix / thin, But if you are using an Oil based Ochre than a liquid such as turpentine thinner, linseed oil, mineral spirits ect.. there are many choices on the market, But you must also take into account the side effect's to you're health using certain Thinner's, please read up on them, On the market now today you Can purchase the Newer made Oil paints that use Water as a thinner liquid, And Lastly Ochre ( Ocher ) is more than one single color, it can be in many light & dark colors.
Asked in Elements and Compounds
How do the changes that occur when water is mixed with salt differ from the changes that result when water is mixed with sodium?
In aboriginal art what is the black color made from?
Wikipeda tells us: Traditionally, paints were often made from water, animal fats or spittle mixed with ochre and other rock pigments and sometimes had vegetable fibers added. Aboriginal art online says: painted fragment yielded ochre, burnt bone, stone artefacts and charcoal. For more of this article, visit: http://www.aboriginalartonline.com/art/rockage.php
Asked in Ancient Egypt, Hieroglyphics
What did the ancient egyptians use as ink?
Black ink was produced from soot mixed with the juice of the papyrus plant (acting as a gum or binder). Red ink was produced from very finely ground burned ochre, also mixed with papyrus juice. Ochre is a natural mineral pigment that is commonly found in the form of brownish-yellow clay. Toasting or burning it makes it turn red. Scribes always carried quantities of both colours of ink, along with wood or stone palettes, a leather bag containing a pot of water and rush or reed pens.