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Green Thumb

I bought a *Gelli plate and *brayer to experiment with printing techniques, and had some leftover test papers. I especially liked the way these bright rainbow colors turned out, and decided to work them into a new collage piece. I used plain bubble wrap to make a dot texture on her skirt. Leaping rabbits thanks to a stamp set. (TBH I’m not stoked about how the rabbits look. I think I should have used a thinner acrylic or ink vs. thicker ink. Ah well, that’s why I test and learn.)… Read more Green Thumb

Bloom

“The wild places are where we began. When they end, so do we.” – David Brower We crave order, but are drawn to wild things: The tangle of wildflowers, the carefree ways of animals, the rushing rivers and rustling trees that can’t be truly contained or controlled by humans. To “go wild” has come to mean to lose control, to stray from the path. And, so often when we try to simplify our lives, we try to do it by taking from ourselves, whether it’s through minimalist philosophies, over-scheduled life… Read more Bloom