Making My Own Watercolors
Whenever I would go to the art store, I would see these really enticing bottles of pigments. They reminded me of old apothecaries with their magical tinctures behind long wooden counters. I really …
Processing Foraged Rocks and Soils for Paint (and Pastels).
So here's the bottom line: If you can process your colored rocks or soil into tiny, consistently sized particles, you can make paint from them. Pastels or drawing sticks too (but...
Make Your Own Professional & Natural Watercolors
Mixing your own watercolors allows you to make an incredibly archival, very high quality paint that has a more brilliant luminosity (see comparison to commercial tubed paint below) and are free of fillers, preservatives, heavy metals, petroleum-based pigments and toxins. And it couldn't be simpler! Ingredients: Natural Earth PigmentsGum Arabic PowderHoney (if you want a vegan version, use glycerin)Optional Ingredients: clove or thyme essential oil (preservative)sodium benzoate…
Interview: How a Pigment Forager Is Creating an Exhaustive Archive of Ochres Around the World
“These ‘colored pigments’ are in fact used across several major industries, and their impact extends far beyond how we experience them as the ‘color spectrum.’”
An Experts Guide to Natural Earth Pigments — Lauren Sauder
Natural Earth Pigments are lush, they hold color in a unique way, not like any other. They are textural and reflect fragments of light, revealing the true beauty of iron. They are deep, full of secret beauty. They hide in earth crevices emitting energy waiting for discovery.
Image about white in ART by l'âme est détruite
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Guide to Natural Earth Pigment Oil Paint — Tanya Val | Abstract Painter + Forager
natural earth pigment - oil paint guide For the last month I’ve been experimenting with using Natural Earth Paint pigments for painting and I’ve been so obsessed with the process. It feels quite rewarding creating my own oil paint and the fact that it’s entirely natural makes the process so meani
The World’s Rarest Colors Live inside This Library
Harvard’s century-old Forbes Pigment Collection contains a literal rainbow of powders—many with origin stories that are practically legend.
A Guide to Non-Toxic Painting - How To - Artists & Illustrators - Original art for sale direct from the artist
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The Alchemy of Making Paint From Dirt & Sand - Local Milk Blog
Painter Stella Maria Baer shares her process and ethos for making paint from dirt and sand she responsibly sources from the earth.
How to Collect Natural Earth Pigments — Lauren Sauder
Locating deposits of color is the first step in finding and collecting natural earth pigments. Once you find an area that lacks Earth coverage, you’ll start to see an array of colors emerge in the form of rocks and soils.
How I make paint of earth pigments | Painting tutorial
Hi my loves!A very common question that I've got lately is about my painting technique and how I make paint out of natural materials like stones, sand, ashes...