Cherry: Pip

[Black cherry extract, cherry pip charcoal, tree bark ink, rose petal ink, Australian ochres, gamboge resin, saffron, pine ink on traditional gesso on 640gsm archival paper]


Throughout history, cherry pips were calcined and used to make a rich black charcoal. Also in the 16th and 17th centuries, miniature painters would add the distilled extract from cherry pips to their tempera paint to ‘…keepeth longest sweet and clear...’


A4 size Australian Hand-Made Tasmanian Oak Timber Frame

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Cherry: Pip