Personal Growth

There‚Äôs a garden on our property and we just let the wildness in. That wildness has inspired me over the years and some of the works shown here were made with the thought in mind of designing a seed packet. I still like the idea, so every spring I’m motivated to do more work like this.

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‘Carrot Top’, 8″ x 10″ watercolor and inks on hot-press paper, published in Wiggswelter Press #17, 2019
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‘Seeds of Love’ 10″ x 12″ acrylic and gesso on canvas
‘It Takes a Radish Village’ 10″ x 12″ acrylic and ink on canvas

Free-Floating Work

These illustrations are grouped together because each one shares with the next a common, ‘free-floating’ theme. Anything that’s off the ground lands in this category. The works are all made the same way; dx Martin watercolor on cold-press paper, and nearly every one was made to accompany a short story or an essay.

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‘I’ll Fly Away’  8″ x 10″ dx Martin inks and paper cut out on cold-press paper

‘Moving Day’ ‘4″ x 6″ watercolor on sketch pad

‘Somewhere in Maine’ 4″ x 5″ ball point pen, gesso and water on paper

‘The House is a Ghost’ 8″x 10″ dx Martin inks and gesso on canvas