Re: Paints/Dyes (Thanks Folo and Tangwystyl)
- 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