So painting on canvas is not the only thing I "paint."
Enter my silk scarves (which can be found on www.TheSilkThread.com)
My last “batch” before leaving for a trip to Oregon earlier this month. Grinding, then boiling cochineal bugs and laying out plants on silk, I worked on about a dozen eco-printed silk scarves as well as some silk noil.
And the results? Oh my, what fun!
|cochineal bug extract|
Almost 3 weeks in the Pacific northwest and I could not leave without expanding my collection of leaf matter. Check out the monster Big Leaf maple. The weather promises to break, the snow is melting and the sun will make it possible for me to create more of Mother Nature’s Art