EAT YOUR GREENS!
Is the exhortation on Yours Truly’s attempt at an Arabic manuscript…
(Do not fear, I am not putting this forward as a model of excellence! )
The colours brought here by Boubakar Sadek , the Timbuktu calligrapher, are imported and in my opinion far too harsh. I would like us to plan another seminar quite soon, using only the inks and colours that can be derived from nature here around Djenné. This is after all how it used to be done, with great success.