Materials Matter / Ábhar Ábhar

Materials Matter / Ábhar Ábhar is a collaborative project devised by three artists and educators, Clare Breen, Mary Conroy and Laura Ní Fhlaibhín. Their individual practices share the common denominator of sustainability and environmental awareness within the process of art production.


Wax Crayons

A very simple recipe to make your own super smooth crayons.

Reading time: 2 minutes

Charcoal ink

Crushed charcoal transforms into a rich black ink.

Reading time: 2 minutes

Basic Dip Pens

Simple but effective drawing tools.

Reading time: 2 minutes

DIY Charcoal

From living willow to drawing tools

Reading time: 3 minutes