Easter is my favorite holiday. Spring, new colors, new scents, new light, and new projects. Throughout the years, I have dyed Easter eggs with our grandchildren, and this has become a tradition. Many of the eggs are dyed with leaves. Many look like little jeweled treasures. We still hunt for eggs on Easter morning.
All leaves from the same branch from our neighbor’s tree. Printed on watercolor paper soaked in different mordants: water with Vinegar, Rusty water, Alum, and Iron shavings. Magic!
Happy Christmas! Click here for some unexpected details. By clicking anywhere on the above link to the wreath, you see an enlargement of the leaves, seeds, and berries, in an unexpected world from dragons to fairies, a world of death and life, of darkness,of unexpected colors, and light. A world in which things are not as they appear. By clicking anywhere on the enlargements, or on the banner “Christmas ” on top, you will get back to the wreath. […]
One of the cyanotypes I made during The Italy Workshop 2015 in Benabbio, Tuscany, Italy.
This is a project I experimented with in 2014 in Adobe Edge Animate software. Since then, browsers have new versions, and many Flash files (with which this piece was made) are no longer or partially visible/audible. Depending on your platforms, you may be able to watch it – with or without music – click here to see. It seems that the latest version of Chrome does show the piece and with music. Remember You Are Sun is a metaphor to […]