grids

It was wandering in my mind to make this kind of drawings. From one came the other. It was kind of meditation to try making straight lines with the home made ink, that seems to have a will of its own.

elderflower

In this season I see and smell the elderflower everywhere. There are many ways of consuming them, like in sirup, delicious tea, even wine or eat them fried. It is better not to consume the ones that grow beside a mainroad. I have to look for another spot for my …

drawing from nature

On a short camping brake I took pen and paper with me in stead of wool and spindle or needles. I don´t know why, but before I come round to sit and spin in a tent it is always too dark. Hidden in the field between the tall grasses were …

grasses 2

At the exposition about David Hockney and van Gogh in the Van Goghmuseum, I was touched by a small drawing by Hockney of reed or grass. With a few lines he captured the essence of it, how they bend, move and how they relate to one another. I wanted to …

grasses

Some grasses that I literally picked around the corner. Printed on mulberry paper. It is surprising how tall they are when transferring them to paper. They look so much smaller on the spot next to the streets, the cars and the houses. grasses printed on two sheets of mulberry paper, …

wallhanging felt and paper

Wallhanging called ¨under water¨. Papercut and collage with colored mulberry paper, joomchi, and felted with wool. The colores bleed and blend and the resulting colors are more interesting to me than the original colors. It is almost a monochrome now though I had put in the form of a jellyfish …

wool

local big heathsheep, spindle spun. This is the second half of the indigo dyed wool from this post. The first half was used for a felt wallhanging. It was quite a journey from growing the japanese indigo plants from the seed, harvesting and extracting the pigment from them. Washing the …