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Making Iron Gall Ink

After reading my series of holiday posts on galls, my friend Karima excitedly reminded me of one of the earliest forms of gall art: INK! And this month we finally made some! Karima Cammell owns and operates Castle In The … Continue reading

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More Art Inspired By Plant Swellings

A potpourri of works inspired by parasitic plant materials: Of course there is one very common artwork made from oak galls, Ink! Oak gall ink (also called Iron Gall Ink) has been used for centuries as a vital component  to … Continue reading

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