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Re: Handmade Ink



At 12:33 AM 2/5/98 EST, you wrote:
>I hope this post isn't too far off the track, but I'm looking for information
>on making ink for calligraphy and quill pens. Does anyone know of recipes or
>process? Any books out there on the subject?
>
>Thanks!
>Jenni Bick
>The Printed Word Studio
>JBick81242@xxxxxxx
>
Check out _Old_Masters_Drawing_Techniques_ by James Watrous.  1966? U of
Wisconsin Press?  Very schollarly book having recipies of exactly what you
want.  Iron gall inks, bister, carbon inks...the works!

Regards,

Michael Morin


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