Amy L. Hornburg Heilveil
aheilvei at uiuc.edu
Fri Jul 25 10:31:22 PDT 2003
>I'm looking for a plant-based period ink (prior to Hastings if possible),
>and need somewhere to start--my normal resources haven't turned up much of
>anything. Brief experiments with beets just led to excessive bleeding,
>though that might be the fault of the paper, not the ink. Any ideas?
I have a 14 page handout on period ink. If you'd like a copy, I can email
it to you.
Ideas... oak gall, pommegranate, and lamp black.
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