Plants ink

Series of illustrations about birds of the Alps made with handmade plants ink.
I have extracted the colors from walnut hulls, onion skins, pokeberry, avocado pits, and tea.

I wrote about the process in this article on my blog.

 

Woods inspired pattern
painted with homemade acorn ink

 

 

 

 

Red-backed shrike – avocado, tea, onion, walnut hull handmade inks

 

 

 

 

Short-toed treecreeper – pokeberry handmade ink

 

 

 

 

Owl – avocado pit handmade ink

 

 

 

Raven – walnut and pokeberry handmade inks

 

 

 

Blue tit – onion, acorn, tea inks