6.12.2017

from Jason Logan's amazing workshop:
City and Colour: a Mobile Ink Factory



We learned to make inks from materials found in urban and natural environments:
horsetail ash carbon dust, blackberries, black walnut, Toronto red Victorian brick

8.01.2016

one week in Ohio 
at Dorothy Caldwell's captivating workshop:
Human Marks
marks made with one finger
extraordinary artist and teacher, Dorothy Caldwell



perforations
blind stitches

cloth discharge

3.24.2016

working with cochinilla (cochineal)

insect is harvested from the nopal cactus
its colour changes with alkaline or acidic additives









2.02.2016

gold leafing workshop
from
Novohispanic Art Techniques residency














2.01.2016

fresco is finished






1.28.2016

mural fresco painting with piments

mixture of nopal and lime for top layer of fresco









1.27.2016

pigment preparation 
for egg tempera and mural fresco 







1.25.2016

day trip to Cacaxtla and Xochitécatl, Tlaxcala 

Popocatépetl volcano
walls painted with natural pigments



Cacaxtla site museum
view from Xotchitécatl

circular building at Xochitécatl