Cut Paper Florals

For this series of drawings, I first glued down areas of color using tissue paper and cut origami paper shapes overlaid with white gel pen. 

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Inspired by Peruvian pottery.

 

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Also inspired by Peruvian pottery!

 

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One of my many Jade plants alongside a 'love rock', given to me by my daughter.

 

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This beetle specimen has made it's way into my drawings and paintings several times over the years.

 

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Two 'chicks' rooting in small glass jars alongside rock pile. The chicks had fallen off the mama 'hen' while being transplanted into the garden.

 

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Imagined plants surrounding "Mr. Bluepants", my daughter's pet Beta.

 

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More plant cuttings rooting in jars of water.