Paint made with featured ingredient: Genuine Fig leaf and sap

[Fresh fig sap, fermented fig leaf ink, elderberry ink, organic red wine, rose petal ink, Italian yellow and green earth, pine ink on traditional gesso on 640gsm archival paper]


In the mid 1600s when academics were trying to re-discover the lost secrets of painting techniques, it was thought that the answer lay in the use of fig sap squeezed from the fresh shoots in spring. Indeed fig sap had been used for fresco however the real secret ingredient was egg.


A4 size Australian Hand-Made Tasmanian Oak Timber Frame

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