May 19, 2010

CHAIR - for Oregon Partnership

Margo Jacobsen organized a group of artists to create CHAIRS for the 2010 Oregon Partnership benefit.

I used an India ink pen and clear laquer to create mine.

May 8, 2010

Ukrainian RUSHNIK

These decorative Ukrainian hand towels (called rushniky [plural]) are used in a ceremonial manner, often for weddings or funerals.

The red symbolizes life, the sun, fertility and health.1 Additionally, they often have regional stitching and use floral or animal motifs.

If I were to happen upon an outdoor market full of hanging rushniky, I think I'd be in proverbial Heaven.

Image source: en.wikipedia.org