The Colors of Earth: Making Paint from Plants - Kristy Bishop | ABC Lessons


Humans have been making paints and inks from nature for millennia. Kristy Bishop will demonstrate how to make lake pigments and turn them into paint. A lake is a pigment that has been extracted from a dye and turned into an insoluble powder. This powdered pigment can then be mixed with binders and used immediately for paint or stored for later use.