Conestoga Pigment Hunt

It was a beautiful weekend here in Conestogo! And, what with the water being low and my family looking for an adventure, we spent a good part of the day down by the river.

I was looking for some of the bright, eby ochre I’ve found in the past … but we also found clay, shells, butterflies and an old tire swing. Collecting local colour around my home might not be quite enough to be considered a pilgrimage, but it sure was fun to be out amid the children’s exuberance as they played!

I hope you enjoy my first attempt and putting together a short video to share the experience. Special thanks to Douglas Anderson for his fleet-fingered guitar solo!

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