Category Archives: Ink

Winter’s Guests, Great Horned Owls

Here, in the heart of the winter, we woke in the snowy silence of pre-dawn to the serenading “Who-who” of a pair of Great Horned Owls. One was in the Willow off our bedroom balcony, the other was in the … Continue reading

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Illuminating Beginnings

To begin learning the medieval techniques of illumination, I made a trek to Michigan to spend the day in a master’s studio. We started with an introduction to Iron Gall Ink. It was an instant formula, also referred to as a treatise or … Continue reading

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