droplets

i am working on some product concepts with a friend.  these wooden discs are some of our sample materials.  i cut them myself.  once they dry, they will be painted  bright colors like light blue and turquoise to complement the wood.  but i like this composition so much as is that i may need to make a shadow box like it.

mountain ash limb

saint paul, minnesota

  • margie says:

    i have a great fondness for wood slices

    reply
  • what a beutifull image!! I work with furniture design all may life, and I played sometimes with the materials too.! Now, I’m doing a blog to a Design School. May I use it? Do I have the permission? thank you very much

    reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

red carpet

i borrowed this from the neighbor’s yard.  by this time of winter the sumac drupes can start looking pretty banged up and dirty.   but this one still looked bright and cheery. so i borrowed it. okay, i stole it.

fruit of the staghorn sumac

saint paul, minnesota

 

  • margie says:

    this is remarkably bright for this time of year. I have done some natural dyeing with sumac with incredible results.

    reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

the damaged and the whole

i have been invited to contribute to two art shows in minneapolis, which has me rummaging through my collections trying to match specimens to photos. this is the aftermath of an attempt to hollow out a couple dozen quail eggs this afternoon. a fun distraction while we wait for the snow to melt.

quail eggs

saint paul, minnesota

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

seasonal remnants

a pattern of dried lupine leaves and velvet leaf seed pods.  both of which were STILL blog subjects last summer.   have i mentioned that i have a hard time letting go of my specimens?

saint paul, minnesota

  • Jenn says:

    A little more formal than some of your other work – love it!

    reply
  • margie says:

    beautiful arrangement

    reply
  • janine says:

    love this – would make a great wallpaper pattern!

    reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

tethered moths

hydrangea flower head in late winter

minneapolis, minnesota

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

"/> "/>