On the way to making ink and pigment for painting projects and workshops…the colorful coffee filter becomes evidence of the process, could be viewed as trash, but as a friend mentioned, all the best color seems to be taken up by the filter. Indeed.
BioHue residency is up and running! This is a place for artists working with materials and themes that reflect a passion and care for the environment. Residencies available starting in April 2019. Options for single, double occupancy from 1-8 weeks. Studio provided for visual artists. Writers can make use ample space in farmhouse to write. For those working outdoors, the property is set on 1 acre, plenty of room for your project. We are located in downtown Placerville close to shops and restaurants.
Please contact Judi for more information and fees, a list will be provided.
Fort Mason, San Francisco, 2015
Fort Mason, San Francisco
Installation of images at Fort Mason.
Fort Mason, San Francisco continued
Workshop on ink making 2014 and 2015.
Group show 2008 at the Hive Gallery in Oakland, California.
Woad Charts 2008, Blue Alchemy Show
Left-Isatis tinctoria tinted and mixed with various other natural pigments.
Middle-Same as left, not tinted (no white added).
Right-Isatis tinctoria with different binders.
All pretty lightfast…except way down in left corner…my garden magenta amaranth…very fugitive.
All elderberry here…push the ph this way and that and you’ll get red violets, blues and greens.
Reseda Luteola from the garden. The sludgy looking stuff at the bottom will be the pigment once it’s dried.