Tag Archives: Renaissance pigments

I stART the year..

…by looking back! Small wonder the god Janus is conceived as two-faced: with one face that looks back, the other that looks forward. So to look forward, I start from the experience of my 2013 Pilgrimage of Life In Art. … Continue reading

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The Champlain Palette: Workshop in Renaissance Pigments

Follow this link to Genevieve's instructions on how to prepare Renaissance pigments: https://picasaweb.google.com/gwendolenmary/WorkshopInRenaissancePigmentsWithGenevieveSamson?authuser=0&authkey=Gv1sRgCPjc3eCixvTBmQE&feat=directlink A two-day workshop in recreating the palette of Renaissance painters at the time of Samuel de Champlain, an early explorer and map maker of Eastern Canada, was … Continue reading

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Iris Scrolls: Artist Books printed with iris pigments

My “Iris Camino” continues. Today on my Iris Journey, I introduce two companions: Artist Books, printed with iris dyes and one of them made with pages of iris leaf fibre. (For pics of the Tall Bearded Iris, check iris eco … Continue reading

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