Pigment from rock found at old pier .Shore Road, Innellan .
Soft stones crushed with a little seawater.
Stone found at Toward Beach ,crushed with seawater.
Stone found at Ardyne beach.
Rusty nail, red cabbage, found copper, windfall lichen, foraged bilberry, foraged rowan berry, Himalayan Honeysuckle berry. Horseradish leaves, sunflower leaves and nettles.
Ink made from found Copper and foraged bilberries mixed with gum arabic.
inks on paper and inks with primed gesso paper.
Hand Coloured Cyanotype print .
Relief print with cyanotype toned with lemon juice and hand coloured with Turmeric ink.
Foraged from the Velvet Path.
Simmered in a pot with vinegar and salt ,left to steep overnight before filtering and adding a few drops of wintergreen oil to prevent mould.
Home grown .
Horseradish leaves mixed with a little alcohol and filtered makes a great Anthotype emulsion.
Black bird -3days exposure to uv rays.
Nutty brown ink.
Cyanotype toned with Horseradish leaves .
Collected for ink,simmered with vinegar & salt,left to steep overnight,strained,bottled with a few drops of clove oil.
Bluebells simmered with vinegar & salt ,left to simmer and steep.Bottled with a few drops of clove oil.
Soil sample local drying green.
Rusty nail ink sample
Forest pathway -soil sample
A species of Geraniums- wild plants in my garden
AKA azure Skies,Midnight Reiter & Double Jewel.Great for attracting pollinators.
Growing wild in the garden - a species of St John's wort AKA Park Leaves,Balm of the warriors wounds,Bible-leaf & Sweet Amber.