I was invited to speak about my creative process at an Osher Lifelong Learning session recently, and it was a great experience, reflecting on how things have evolved for me as a studio artist.
Sunday, July 14, 2013
I spend a good part of my time with my camera bent down to the ground for close-ups--rocks, feathers, moss, flowers.
|Wild Rose (photo by Amy Mackinaw)|
|Arnica (photo by Amy Mackinaw)|
|Dwarf Dogwood (photo by Amy Mackinaw)|
|Nagoonberry (photo by Amy Mackinaw)|
|Fallen Fuchsia Blossoms (photo by Amy Mackinaw)|
|Columbine near Horsetail Falls, Keystone Canyon|
(photo by Amy Mackinaw)
Saturday, May 04, 2013
After multiple rinses and washing with Synthrapol, the flour paste and glue resists finally came out. Lesson learned: do not wash the black dyed flour paste resists with other light colors. Plenty of extra elbow grease was required.
photo by Amy Mackinaw
Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Thursday, April 04, 2013
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
In the midst of freezing rain turned to snow and with an amaryllis blooming in the window, the mail carrier drove up with a nice fat flat-rate box from Hancock Fabrics. Interestingly, the fabrics matched what was already going on around us.
photos by Amy Mackinaw