Coast Live Oaks Thrive in a Fire Ecology, painted with the earth from the place they grow, during wildfire season. Background is from one chunk of yellow ochre, heated to make the different hues to red. Trees are painted with limestone wash, oak gall ink, blue clay and glair, on wood panel. 30”x24”
New Work: Low Tide, Tanoak acorn cap ink over egg tempera paint made of ground up stones from a Santa Cruz mountain peak (gathered a week before it burned in a 2020 wildfire.) , wood panel, 16"x20"
New Work: "Coast Live Oaks,"
Tanoak acorn cap ink and earth pigments on wood panels
Locally Foraged Earth Pigment Supplies
Light in the Darkness, a winter solstice meditation series...