Boulder Lakes Book (Physical Copy)
The purchase of this item includes one physical copy of the 70 page beginner's guide to making lake pigments mailed to you.
Details: 70 pages
Foreword by Stephanie Rault
Introduction and History
Did you know that Van Gogh made his own lake pigments?
Part One: Introduction to Lake Pigments with Helpful Terms Explained
A brief explanation of chemical terms, a look at pH, and a few helpful photos and diagrams.
Part Two: Tools and Materials
A detailed look at all the tools with recommendations for substitutions.
Part Three: A Closer Look at Ingredients
Mordants and precipitators explained, and other factors that affect ingredients.
Part Four: All About Dye!
Learn about the nutrients that make the dye, sourcing ingredients, and dye extraction methods.
Part Five: Making Lake Pigments
Putting everything together with a step-by-step guide to laking.
Part 6: Watercolor Binder
Turning the pigments into paint.
Part 7: Recipes