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How to Make Madder Lake, part 2

Previous post: How to Make Madder Lake, part 1.

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


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


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


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