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Author Topic: How to......make your own ink...  (Read 33494 times)

« Reply #25 on: July 20, 2010, 04:58:20 am »

I collected pine needles, let them dry.
Burn them with a torch, stirring frequently. Keep the ashes.
Grind the ashes with a motar & pestle (Porcelain or marble)
Mix the ground ashes with a little water
   or oil (not both). The oil takes forever to dry.
This makes a thin ink to use for brush calligraphy.

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