Just posting these words to keep Printperson alive.
I have not posted in months. Here is a relatively new engraving of mine, State Capitol of Iowa. It was commissioned by Iowa Economic Development Authority to use as official gifts from Iowa international trade delegations.
Back in Venice, I made a pasta sauce with fresh peas, prosciutto cotto, and mascarpone. I had my guests shell the peas before dinner. Kept the pods to draw a few days later.
Bluebells, delight of springtime.
Back in Des Moines, I found our weeping cherry in bloom.
2013 was the best year year yet for our wisteria. I made dozens of drawings, relearning the structure. Here are a few of them.
My husband elegantly peels clementini in spirals. I peel them ineptly into ragged stars. I save the peels to draw. Some of these are on a tablecloth with an 18th century design of long-tailed poultry in a garden.