Making Ink: A Forager's Guide

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Heard about this on NPR. Thought I’d pass it on.
https://www.npr.org/2018/10/17/656299093/to-make-ink-you-just-need-to-look-down-around-your-feet

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#2

lichen dye when properly dried and suspended in a thin medium such as Linseed oil or alcohol works wonders as ink.

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#3

Maybe I should bring that up to Lucas, our inkmaker. He tried madder, but it seemed to ferment, and it was popping the corks of the little bottles.

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