turning rocks into paint

What are Paleo Paints?

The Paleo Paints My husband once said my handmade paints reminded him of how the cave men made their paints for the cave drawings. And he was right! And so we called them Paleo Paints. I make them by crushing rocks, clay, charred wood, and extract certain leaves to create pigments which are then added …

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Collection No. 5, Soul of the Ozarks Series

Collection No. 5 is SOLD OUT. Collection No. 5 Instead of nine fabulous shades, this one has four. Collection No. 5 has ‘Ancient White’, which is not included in the previous collection, although it is included in the Collection No. 3. Four colors are more than enough to make incredible art, though.  A smaller set …

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Madison’s Twisted Trees & Twisted Tree Swatches

When I make a new paint, I like to try it out on something in a monochrome painting. So I started making Twisted Tree Swatches. It was so much fun to create these twisted trees that I began a series. The first and second ones are done, and I’m sure there will be many more …

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Collection No. 4 of the Soul of the Ozarks series of Wild Ozark Paleo Paints

“Soul of the Ozarks” Collection No. 4 – Wild Ozark Paleo Paints

Introducing the latest collection in my Soul of the Ozark series of handmade watercolors: Collection No. 4 … SOLD OUT. Whole Purple Sandstone (textured) All of the ‘purple’ colors I’m making are sourced from a single large rock that I found on our county road after the grader passed over it with his blades. It …

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