making natural watercolors

I have been making watercolors. That is, I picked dyeplants from the garden and in the wild and dyed wool with them, and found out I could turn the used dyebaths into a pigment. I have gathered rock, brick and sand and turned them into pigments as well. And with …

wool

local big heathsheep, spindle spun. This is the second half of the indigo dyed wool from this post. The first half was used for a felt wallhanging. It was quite a journey from growing the japanese indigo plants from the seed, harvesting and extracting the pigment from them. Washing the …

natural dyeing

wool that was dyed with plants last year, finally rinsed and hanging to dry. yellows from birch, weld+onion, tagetes. orange and pinks from dahlia, willow, avocado, hawthorn blue from indigo, from my attempt for a fermentation vat greens from birch+copperwater, indigo+weld, sunflower+ironwater grey from gipsyworth+iron Wool is Cikta, Romney and …