roadside

In this time of the year I enjoy the tall grasses in the roadsides, the long vertical stems with tender flowers and seeds in top. They are surrounded by various other plants. I picked some the other day, pressed them flat and printed.

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 …

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, …