Concertina assembled

After a laborious session at the sewing machine, the concertina is assembled (in halves) and ready for dyeing. All in all, it went smoothly with less mistakes than I usually make, I think. I...

New ride

My new Van Moof X3 electric bike. Just what I need to get me back on wheels around here, where there are a few daunting hills but loads of gorgeous scenery and quit roads.

India Flint – being (t)here 2021

I joined India Flint’s year-long online workshop. There is no one like India. She frees up my somewhat-restrictive mentality and makes it easy to try new things without a lot of pressure for perfection....

Red Onionskin and Lady’s Mantle

I learned on Instagram that Lady’s Mantle will yield dye. So I cut a large bunch from the front of the house and made an extract with it. I still have a few squares...

Cyanotype leaf prints

Almost too dramatic! But a very interesting and easy process. I love preserving the shapes of leaves. There are so many interesting plants in my life. These are done on Stephanie Hare’s kozo paper...

Watercolor Monotypes

Very keen on watercolor monotypes. I realized I needed to standardize them somewhat i.e., make a series if it was going to work as a book interior. I finally hit on a palette that...

Little library

I used my yellow onion skin Shizen paper for book covers for these three little books. It’s fun to have a set. And I can make more just like this, with different interiors of...