200 Year Old Oak Tree - Mary's Meadow

200 Year Old Oak Tree - Mary's Meadow

Painted plein air with inks from Mountain Laurel, Skunk Cabbage, Bloodroot

The Lab Desks

The Lab Desks

Cherry wood, hand crafted by Jon Reichert of Box Designs

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INK BOTTLES

INK BOTTLES

Custom labels designed by Randall Martin

PAINTING - Mountain Laurel

PAINTING - Mountain Laurel

NATURAL INK SAMPLES

NATURAL INK SAMPLES

THE LAB

THE LAB

DISTILLING WATER FROM LOST POND

DISTILLING WATER FROM LOST POND

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PAINTINGS

PAINTINGS

1. Meet Nature

2. Collect plant specimen

3. Make natural color ink from specimen

4. Paint nature 

Japanese Ichimatus Pattern

Japanese Ichimatus Pattern

A checkerboard pattern that existed as a woven pattern from ancient times. It was also seen in the clothing of the clan of the Kofun period and in the textiles of Horyuji and Shosoin.