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Re: Powdered pigments?

Hey all,
Thanks guys for the info. Yeah I was just curious if it were at all possible to use the pan's in the first place. I'll stick to the tubes for now and play around later with the pans.

One idea I did have was to use the Australian environment, plants, rocks/sand to makes pigments, as there are a few courses taught here on how to make dyes and pigments from just that. So I made a parallel with the pans, wondering if anyone delved into using it for gum printing, as I couldnt find any info out on the net. So ultimately the Australian bush/environment would be part of the actual print. 
Perhaps i'm dreaming, and as my old man says, I should really walk before running :)