Soil and Art

Soil in Art


Soil has long been used as a pigment.

It is one of the materials used in early pictographs on cave walls.

It can be used to dye materials. (Dirt Shirts)

dying shirt in a river

It can be used to make crayons. (Soil Crayons)

  How to Make Soil Crayons, (YouTube)

Soil Paintings

   Landscapes by Dr. Dirt (coming soon)


soil painting on postcard


   Soilscape Studio by Jay Noller

   NRCS Sol Painting Activity

   Soil Paintings by Jan Lang