Kate Marshall ran an inspirational and informative course on using natural pigments at Coombe Farm Studios, Dittisham, Devon, 18-23 Feb 2018. We gathered the ingredients and experimented with using Devon soil, ground-up rocks and home-made oak gall ink for drawing, painting and printmaking.
Kate preparing pigments for printmaking
Making oak gall inks
Drawing with oak gall inks
Devon mud prints
Printing with beachcombed plastics
Collagraphs of the Dart Estuary
I have continued to use these beautiful pigments in my practice.