Monica Perez Vega

Contemporary Artist | My Life in Trees

Tag: botanical ink

Tree Pigments

Back in March, I was given the task to look for and collect Norwegian Maple buds- for their incredible yellow-making ability, by my ink-making mentor Carolyn Morton, in preparation for an upcoming zoom-laking-lesson. (Laking is the process of making a dried pigment from ink). At the time, the budding Norwegian Maples were apparently abundant where