Monthly Archives: March 2012

Starfish Stench

A recent article in the Ithaca Journal focused on a rare corpse plant in bloom at the Kenneth Post Lab Greenhouse of Cornell University.  This titan arum gives off the smell of rotting meat when blooming in order to attract … Continue reading

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Mini Collage Blocks

For the past few weeks I have been busy collecting small images for mini collages glued to small wood blocks.  The blocks measure about 2½ by 3½ inches or 3 by 4 inches.  This smaller format differs in more than … Continue reading

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For the Birds

The bird theme is still well and alive. Today’s collage developed slowly and went through big changes. The quilt-like block sections called for additional contrast.  By reusing the crow silhouettes from a previous collage, I was able to punch up the contrast … Continue reading

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That’s a Lot to Crow About

A very long time ago a student of mine offered my husband a crow to keep as a pet.  On many levels I knew this was a bad idea.  First of all, it didn’t seem to me that a crow … Continue reading

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