Thursday, September 26, 2013

Equinox gifts

My second night in the warehouse this week because the workload is too heavy to venture far from the studio. But I'm still standing!
Far left: milkweed before real beating, center; milkweed bast fiber (before or after throwing it into the beater? I already forgot), right: milkweed seed silk paper. Lovely stuff. If I had been more diligent, I would have beaten more and used more formation aid but there was so little left and I just wanted to get it done, to make paper and not feel like a computer automaton, and have something nice to see in the morning. All harvested on the equinox!

1 comment:

  1. OH!!!! if only i was in the milkweed right now, instead of trying to prove that i am an "effective" teacher.

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