Collection: Imported Traditional Earths & Pales

Imported Traditional Earths

It is our pleasure to offer genuine Traditional Earth Colors imported from Italy, Cyprus, and France. Milled with the finest pure Linseed Oil to ensure painters authentic pigmentation, lush consistency and rich distinctive color.

Visit our blog post Exploring Ancient Earths featuring each of the colors in the Ancient Earth Color Set, paired with examples of Old Master paintings from museums around the world that show the use of these unique earth colors.

Explore traditional Ochres in two other posts on our blog Yellow Ochre: Hidden Light and Ochres with a Hint of Color


Imported Traditional Earths Pale 

Uniquely formulated from the delicate transparent and semi-transparent natural earth pigments actually used by the Renaissance Masters of painting, these opaque tints offer subtle notes of light. Useful as whites or as neutrals to modify brighter colors for suggestions of space and time.

All eight of these Extra Pale Earth Colors are available as a set The Renaissance Touch of Color