plant based paint


Let me tell you something about goldenrod. It’s amazing! I put it in a pot, added a bit of water and some alum, and: puff! YELLOW I’m doing shell-paint at the moment and later it will be pigments again. Haven’t decided about which method to use but it looks promising. More promising than the sunflowers […]

coming home

After a weekend of beeing away from reality, having fun, making plans and not beeing trown out of the ICE-train, I’ve returned home to find my geranium shell – which was well-filled when I left – looking like this: It’s hardly surprising, considering that the plant sap consists of 99,9% water … Neither it’s completely […]


Fortune favoered me with some spare time last weekend. And so – with my boyfriend busying himself with bike preparations – I took my chances and a box of dried geranium flowers and started another attempt at producing paint. As usual the flowers were cooked in an alum solution. The crystals disolved rather quickly in […]

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