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Make Ink : A Forager's Guide to Natural Inkmaking
Make Ink : A Forager's Guide to Natural Inkmaking
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Make Ink : A Forager's Guide to Natural Inkmaking

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A 2018 Best Book of the Year-The Guardian The Toronto Ink Company was founded in 2014 by designer and artist Jason Logan as a citizen science experiment to make eco-friendly, urban ink from street-harvested pigments. In Make Ink, Logan delves into the history of ink making and the science of distilling pigment from the natural world. Readers will learn how to forage for materials such as soot, rust, cigarette butts, peach pits, and black walnut, then how to mix, test, and transform these ingredients into rich, vibrant inks that are sensitive to both place and environment.

Organised by colour, and featuring lovely minimalist photography throughout, Make Ink combines science, art, and craft to instil the basics of ink making and demonstrate the beauty and necessity of engaging with one of mankind's oldest tools of communication.

About the Author - Jason Logan:

Toronto Ink Company founder Jason Logan is an internationally recognised designer, creative director, author, and artist. His illustrations appear regularly in the New York Times and his fine art has been exhibited in New York City, Los Angeles, Toronto, and the Yukon. His work has been recognised by the AIGA, SPD, the Centre for Social Innovation, and the Canada Council for the Arts. He once made a beautiful black ink based on a poem from a peach pit cooked cooked for 12 hours.

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