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A painted swatch of Umbra:

Brief description of Umbra:

Earthtones from cream to brown. The pigment is similar to the ochres and siennas.

Names for Umbra:

Pronounciation: uhm • bruh
Alternative names: Earth pigments
Word origin: The name "Umbra" comes from Latin umbra = shadow.
Non-English names:
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Umbra n/a n/a
Chemical name: Iron(III)-oxide containing manganese(IV)-oxide

Source of Umbra:

Ochre comes in many varieties:

Natural mineral found throughout the world, in many shades, in hues from yellow to brown, and faint blue.

Other browns
(intro) - Brown ochre - Umbra - Van Dyke brown