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The Great Conjunction

I have slowed down in posting from my heart.  The part of me that finds the center and screams out.  This pandemic year has given time for feeling more.  I have not been sure what to do with these feelings so I create with the bounty of nature.  Now winter

Fresh Leaf Indigo – Persicaria

I would like to share with you a technique I was taught by Michel Garcia in 2017 of extracting pigment from indigo.  Firstly, I have to admit that part of this technique was prompted by the farmer who gifted me the indigo as a guide as to get started.  In

Carrieres de Lumieres

Each year the quarry at Les Baux has a show of artists projections.  This year it was Bosch, Brueghel, and Arcimboldo.  They are medieval and Renaissance artists that lived between 1450 and 1593.  Two of them were Dutch and Arcimboldo was Italian.  While their styles were very different they had

Couleur Garance – The Garden of Natural Dyes

I can not post about my trip to France without dedicating an entry to the Couleur Garance!  After all this was the reason for my journey in the first place.  A few years back I attended a lecture from the renowned natural dye innovator Michel Garcia.  I was at a

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