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Old 03-18-2008, 03:03 PM
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Default Re: Alla Prima Inks,

Originally Posted by conorblue View Post
lot of people are making ink these days... i heard gunnar was gonna make some inks, but then had problems with the company making it in like brazil or something. weird. how do you "make" ink and why would it be made in brazil??? I have heard people making ink with national powders and stuff like that...other than does it get "made"?
ive read numerous recipes...most contain a color pigment base, glycerin and some sort of suspension (ive heard of people using vodka) its also a good idea to have a "clean" room with exhaust fans and such to make sure that nothing gets contaminated.
im sure the process is more complicated than it sounds...but hey, i like to read.
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