Grass Tree

[Grass tree resin, grass tree bark and leaf ink, casuarina ink, green earth, tree bark charcoal, tree bark ink, eucalyptus gall ink on traditional gesso on 640gsm archival paper]


The iconic grass tree has a resin, used by Indigenous people as an adhesive for toolmaking and as a painting medium when working with ochres, mainly on bark. Early colonists explored the commercial potential of the resin, to be exported as a replacement for gamboge in medicine.


A4 size Australian Hand-Made Tasmanian Oak Timber Frame

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Grass Tree