A spread of swatches of different coloured plant inks; some swatches are in the shape of circles, and others are paint splatters.

Ink & Integrity


Betty Carpick: Exploring Nature’s Palette

On this episode of the Root & STEM podcast, artist, educator and environmentalist, Betty Carpick, speaks about her unique interest and skill in creating art with natural supplies. She begins by explaining how her interest in art first developed. Betty tells us how she identifies and harvests plants to create her natural inks and describes the process of turning the plants into inks ready to be used. Next, Betty speaks on her education style and her purpose as an educator, before sharing a story about a success she experienced as an educator. Finally, Betty offers advice to aspiring artists.

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