This is from Martha Kennedy’s blog. I’ve been regularly reading her blogs about art and this particular one about the use of dirt as pigment is fascinating.
Having written recently about painting with dirt — and not feeling completely understood there — and wanting to be understood, here’s more. The old masters (anyone before the middle of the 19th century) painted with dirt, clay and rocks along with various other pigments made from plants, bugs, bones. I just happen to think this […]Colors From Dirt?