Wild ink making

Making ink from leaves, bark, acorn caps and oak gall gathered in the woodland behind my studio. I continue my wondering about mortality and how humans are part of the natural world. Humans, trees, soil – we are all made of the same molecules.

Boiling sweet chestnut leaves

Crushed oak galls

Sample squares

Inks from beech leaves, oak galls and acron caps

Inks from sweet chestnuts leaves and acorn caps

Inks from sweet chestnut leaves and acorn caps