Bellow are some photographs of some very small amounts of pigments being ground with water, in preparation for being mixed at need with egg yolk to make egg tempera. Having a ready supply of fresh hen’s eggs, it is the logical paint to start making, as well as learning slightly parallel to the western historical progression of the technology of paint-making.
Grinding vine black with water, using a glass muller and “slab”.
Collecting a small batch of yellow earth from the muller.
Four jars of pigment, ground with and then submerged in water.