Making Pigment

Summer of 2020 after Coronavirus Lockdown 1. I am thinking about mortality. Mortality, humans as a continuous part of the natural world, our bodies made of stardust.

I walk into the woods next to my studio and gather earth to make pigment.

Ready to grind the gathered earth
Grinding earth with glass muller
Mixing the ground earth to create a loose liquid
Ink/paint mixed
Trying various amount of earth
Charcoal ready to grind