Monthly Archives: May 2019

Foraging for Pigments from Local Rocks: Making Watercolors, Oils, and Egg Tempera Paint from the Land!

Originally posted on The Druid's Garden:
Local Iron Oxide taken from a mineral spring, crushed, ground, sifted and made into paint! When I walk along the landscape here, I am greeted with the deep oranges and yellow oxides of our soils laden with heavy amounts of clay and iron.  These colors are reflected each time I dig into the…

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