One square at a time

This seems like a monumental effort but I am embarking on it. I am not a quilter, but I do stitch and what is quilting, but stitching through multiple layers? I decided to start...

Experiments

I did some assessment of the new techniques I’ve been exploring to develop interesting pages for my handmade books. I have quite a collection forming, which is gratifying. I realized that I don’t want...

Abstract Bird

I attended the Slow Handwriting workshop offered by LA Shambhala with Barbara Bash over zoom. I am a fan of Barbara Bash’s calligraphy and brushwork, not to mention her contemplative approach. But for some...

Cyanotypes with lupine leaves

I’m working on my repertoire of techniques. I pressed some lupine leaves, which have wonderful dramatic rayed shapes. Then laid them over the cyanotype solution which I painted on these little four-winds folded booklets....

A monoprint a day

This is my latest multi-day art practice, inspired by a class that I didn’t end up taking from Karin Otto at Waterfall Arts. I didn’t know it at the time, but I was having...

Rags and scraps

I have resurrected this old project started around Valentine’s Day. The concept was heart motifs stitched to rough-cut squares of a eco-printed tea towel. Using mostly scraps and a semi-transparent layer on top of...