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How to Make Madder Lake, part 2

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The second secret.

There’s actually another little ‘secret’ to making madder lake, this one a bit more of an open secret, but something very important to keep in mind. 640 more words

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Rose Madder - Stephen King

I’ve had this book since December 2013, when my husband and I came to Portland for the first time and decided to live there permanently. In some way I was “afraid” of the dark subject, another Stephen King’s novel about domestic violence, a battered woman escaping her cop husband – ugh, that sounded atrocious. 748 more words

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How to Make Madder Lake, part 1

Previous post: Preparation for Making Madder Lake.

In the last post, I wrote that we’re beginning with about 100g of madder root and about 30g of potash alum. 505 more words

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Preparation for Making Madder Lake

(The good stuff!)

It’s time to make these posts at last, after many delays: How to Make Madder Lake.

I’ve posted before about how to make a lake pigment – check this post… 608 more words

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