TREES

I just finished Richard Powers’ novel about trees, The Overstory, and am now reading Peter Wohlleben’s nonfiction The Hidden Life of Trees, and it’s like a parallel universe has just become visible to me that has been right here all along. trees communicate with each other, trade, cooperate, and seemingly love. and I’ve just really…

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try

a couple weeks ago I pitched for an amazing illustration project that is a super duper long shot for me (not stuff I usually draw, and in fact, the short timeline allotted made me think that i might be pitch-fodder, you know, like the extra third person they throw in the mix to show the…

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Scherenschnitte

Darko’s great-aunt (I think? his family tree is quite confusing) Silvia Schlaepfer was a Scherenschnitte master (swiss papercutting tradition) and did many modernized-classic scenes of village life and also this awesome zodiac wheel. . #ariesisthebestofcourse #scherenschnitte #scherenschnitt #zodiac #silviaschlaepfer #papercut #papercutting

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Parts unknown

you all, I am very, very sad about this. he was such a presence in nyc when I first moved there in the 90s, and recently he seemed one of few people using his platform to make the world a better, smaller place in which we all are fascinated by each other and our differences,…

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miniaturwunderland

uhh we went to a place where there is a a model train size version of almost everything, including 1,300 trains, 130,000 trees, 400,000 people, a whole bunch of cars and trucks running magnetically (I think), and planes taking off and landing. it was awesome. we people are very funny creatures. . #miniaturwunderland #idomissthebeach

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