Read more about the article Avocado dye bath
Daphne and salal leaves, daffodils, strawflowers

Avocado dye bath

Linen soaking in dye bath made from avocado pits and skins Beautiful color, in this avocado dye bath, which fades to a subtle pale version of this (sort of) when…

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Read more about the article A fine, soft day
Hellebore, feather, daphne leaves and bud, poppy seed pods, dietes seed pods, dried bottlebrush buds

A fine, soft day

Today is what the Irish call a "fine, soft day". In May of 1998, we took our mountain bikes to Ireland, flying into Shannon, then two buses, first to Limerick…

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Read more about the article Woke up, got out of bed…
Abalone, seed beads, evergreen clematis flowers , shells, daffodil stamens, ribes sanguineum leaves

Woke up, got out of bed…

Abalone, seed beads, evergreen clematis flowers , shells, daffodil stamens, ribes sanguineum leaves Woke up, got out of bed, let the cats out, and did all the early morning activities,…

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Read more about the article Art in times of pandemic
Field mustard, wallflowers, succulent rosette, horsetail fern, metal beads

Art in times of pandemic

I've been thinking about how to concisely express why we respond to art in times of pandemic. I don't think I make beauty because I'm in denial about how bad…

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