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Re: Paints/Dyes (Thanks Folo and Tangwystyl)

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  • ecarian
    Thank you both! This gives me some good places to start!
    Message 1 of 4 , May 15, 2011
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      Thank you both! This gives me some good places to start!

      --- In Authentic_SCA@yahoogroups.com, Folo Watkins <folo1@...> wrote:
      >
      >
      > >Hello! I am not a member of the SCA (though I've thought about
      > >joining before...I love history and hands on history experiences).
      > >As such, when my Church started doing Vacation Bible Schools (a sort
      > >of summer camp) which "recreated" historical places in the Bible
      > >(last year ancient Egypt, this year 1st Century Nazareth)...I jumped
      > >in and have been helping them do research on what's historically
      > >accurate (we try to include as many historically accurate details as
      > >we can on our budget and limited time/volunteers).
      >
      > I'd drop a line to the Ancient Celtic Clans on the East Coast
      > (http://www.celticclans.org/) They are knowledgeable practitioners of
      > serious living history and great fun to talk with. For my group,
      > Regia Anglorum (950-1066 Britain), we use milk paints (available from
      > Jim Townsend, an 18C sutler, so there was a slow rate of change!
      > http://jas-townsend.com/product_info.php?products_id=1144) or from
      > the recipes found in Theophilus' _Of Diverse Arts_ (available for
      > free download off www.archive.org, but their search function is not
      > working right now).
      >
      > Cheers, Folo
      > www.micelfolcland.org
      >
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