item 1: i will be attending the paper and book intensive this summer. i have three awesome papermakers/book artists as my teachers, tatiana ginsberg, frank brannon, and melissa jay craig. (i may have mentioned this before) so i have been trying to get a bit more work done and out there-- which leads to:
item 2: i will be showing in the upcoming show interior markings july 1 – august 8, at the abecedarian gallery, denver, colorado
item 3: i just got this book
item 4: recent dye experiments
anditem 5: wonderful cordage from julie johnson
item 6: and i acquired some deaccensioned large books from a library sale, the shelter card is from one of them. i love that word.
item 7: and: look at this: at nina judin's site.
item 8: blue eyed grass. for my blogging friends the indigo lovers. one of my favorite tiny spring surprises. each year, it startles me. you would think it would be old. this is the first one i've ever picked. i couldn't help myself, and it was on the roadside frequented by tractors.