Green Earth

Color Name
Green Earth
Pervis T. Johannsen
CI Name
Natural green or mineral earths colored by Iron-II-silicates, copper silicates, Aluminum, Iron Oxides, Magnesium, Potassium, Hydrated Iron Potassium Silicate or calcium iron/aluminium silicates.

You could call this Terre Verte if you’re feeling froggy. This particular lot of pigment came to me in an otherwise unlabeled mayonnaise jar. Carole BlevinsĀ gave me a box of pigments Tedd had used for egg tempera decades ago.