Book Art

Wood Notes

Wood Notes, fabric book, 10 pages

Mixed media, layered, stitched, with text, twig and fabric sketching, antler and paper wasp bits, all come together to tell a unique story.

Artist Naturalist Journal and Field Bag

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Handmade mark-making tools of feathers, fibers, and cattail reed. Altered canvas and leather vintage knife roll bag, this repurposed bag holds the three-ring bound Artist Naturalist Journal. The interactive sketchbook celebrates the early artist explorers who chronicled North America and invites the owner to share in that natural world discovery.

Pockets in the bag hold a vintage Bingo card watercolor palette with three colors, a pine needle brush, and mussel shell water dish for painting in the field. The book itself has miniature notebooks for field notes, specimen cards, poetry prompt shaker card, and more! Plenty of journaling space in creative hand-carved stamped pages, "feathers", and heavy pastel and charcoal and watercolor paper for sketches.

The Artist Naturalist Journal is collaged with sketches of old and call the artist to record and preserve their observations.