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Oil Palette Colors

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Synthetic Asphaltum

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Asphaltum is a very oily dark Brown that has an undertone that leans to Yellow. Asphaltum was originally a tar pigment, or "rock oil" as daVinci called it. It should only be used as a top glaze because of it's oil content, even as a synthetic. Sometimes it will crack, even as a top glaze.

Mummy Brown, mummies were preserved in oil of asphaltum, the dried mummies and dried asphaltum made a better paint than wet asphaltum.

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