Posts tagged natural earth pigments
Protecting the Land

Earth pigments, it’s so important to remember to protect the land. I have formed a relationship with the Earth that I cannot really put into words. It didn’t grow overnight, but over a long time of interest and curiosity, give and take. Collecting Earth pigments requires some mindful actions that are important to remember before taking.

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The Gift of the Land - In Search of Natural Earth Pigments

Collecting natural Earth pigments is a gift. It hones your senses to the environment around you, connecting you to the landscape in ways you haven’t felt before. Finding these minerals is about being aware. To a degree there is a science to it, but having an innate sense of curiosity will springboard your search for pigments. 

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Studio Reflection 07/19

For a few years I’ve frequently found myself in a new place. Moving isn’t a foreign concept to me, but every time I embark on a new journey it’s full of reflections and learnings. This week, I embarked on another move to my fourth state, Maryland.

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The Language of Material

Throughout the month of June things have progressed very slowly in my studio. Most of the month I have placed my energy and focus on gathering my supplies into boxes so I can continue my creative journey in a new city. The time I’ve spent processing through each material, supply, and pigment has gathered an array of thoughts on my slow studio practice .

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