“Compassion becomes real when we recognize our shared humanity.”
These historic photographs were treasured by my father’s family for many generations.
In my previous post I talked about making black walnut ink. Even though it has been some time, I haven’t forgotten to report back. Here are some images I have … Continue reading
It has been too hot here recently for cooking up plants to make ink so now I am experimenting with inks I can make without boiling. Because it’s harvest time … Continue reading
The Overwintering Project is a brilliant art initiative run by Melbourne based artist Kate Gorringe Smith. It seeks to raise awareness for our migratory shorebirds and their habitat by inviting … Continue reading
My favourite Christmas present this year is the book ‘Make Ink – A Forager’s Guide to Natural Inkmaking’ by Jason Logan. http://www.torontoinkcompany.com/ What an inspiring book it is. I gathered … Continue reading
Last Saturday five of us gathered at Di Crisp’s beautiful garden studio on the south coast of NSW to make hard cover sketch books using a single needle Coptic binding … Continue reading
What happens to a book when it outlives its original purpose? If it falls into the right hands, it can be transformed into an art object or recycled in ways … Continue reading