Botanical Inks

The Vision

In the future printed materials will feature vibrant, sustainable botanical inks rendered from community compostables.

The Project

Basic Botanical Ink Recipe

Heat mixture to just below boiling.
As liquid takes on the deep color of your botanicals, test a strip of paper in your ink.
Experiment with various colors—ink may adjust radically as it dries.

The Consideration

How biomimicry was considered

The Plan of Action

How we can achieve this vision of the future

About The Artist

Lisa Beth Anderson

Lisa Beth Anderson

Lisa Beth Anderson is a migration scholar, visual researcher, and multimedia producer. She helps nonprofit organizations listen more deeply to the people they attempt to serve.

About The Author