Natural Pigments is a wonderful website that sells historic pigments and ready made colors for watercolor, oil, and tempura work. The site also has instructions on how to mull your own colors.
How to make ink. Terrific article from the Library of Congress that explains the how’s and why’s of historic inks as well as giving complete instructions from period sources so that you can make your own.
Or those who pass themselves off as same. Smoke and Fire carries Oak gall ink. Made from walnut hulls. Nice brownish black color. You can also get pens, quills, a chandlers box, and a proper 18th century journal with laid paper from them as well. Dick Blick is the Mack Daddy of modern art supplies, but […]