summer of gold

reflecting on the end of another sweet california summer, the many themes of the past and future, the long decades of datura, the fleeting seconds of the rising sun glowing through the petals of flowers, the eternal roar of the oceans waves, and the way the sun turns it all to gold






collage // mandala series

microcosms formed from worn natural history books, nature field guides, seed catalogs & used up seed packets from the garden
assembled with loving intention into a cohesive series of mandalas
combined with impetuous ink & salt wash
on cold-pressed paper or wood panel