Alum

[Alum crystal, Organic citrus peel ink, elderberry ink, lavender ink, rosemary ink, alkanet ink, blueberry ink, aloe ink, madder ink, iris flower ink, Indian ink on traditional gesso on 640gsm archival paper]

 

Used since the time of Tutankhamen, a mineral salt, Alum has been used to aid in the extraction of pigments from plant matter. It is one of the most common ingredients in traditional paint making to temper ingredients to enhance colours and make them more stable.

 

A4 size Australian Hand-Made Tasmanian Oak Timber Frame

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Alum

$220.00Price