Wednesday, July 27, 2016

first steps in Paper Making!


A weekend workshop got me hooked! The teaching and demonstration of the craft resulted in a number of very straight forward examples, and the vertical growth of my enchantment with the craft!
The results of my embryonic steps  are in these photographs. Too bad I cannot share the feel and the variety of crackling each paper does when handled, directly depending of the pulp source used in its making.

Saturday, July 9, 2016

from Alice's Wonder Garden!



A selection of works  from "Alice's wondergarden", a new body of works in progress, where I am  illustrating the effort to decipher family secrets in order to pass on truths to future generations.

dress bodice: monotype with solvent transfer print chine-collé on paper
skirt: solvent transfer prints, cyanotype, embroidery on linen



monotype, solvent transfer drawings and prints, cyanotypes, folded vintage book pages

This work is dedicated to my granddaughter Alice.

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