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Commissioned for eco-printed silk backdrop and drawing of a figure knapping flint in conté on archival paper for the archeological display titled Here, When Stone-Age People Met Nature, at Ballard Nature Center near Altamont, IL. Display is located near the lobby of the visitor center. The display was funded by Effingham Sunrise Rotary and the Warner Memorial.
Commission in Progress: Preparing to bundle silk with oak and walnut leaves, coreopsis flowers, and ground turmeric for the eco-printing process.
Commission in Progress: Unfurling the bundle of silk to reveal delicate prints.
Commission in Progress: Silk drying on the clothesline after botanical matter was shaken out.
Commission in Progress: Ironing silk before installation.
Commission in Progress: Installing eco-printed silk as the backdrop of display.
Commission in Progress: Taking a moment to evaluate proportions of the figure in conté on tea dyed archival paper.
Commission in Progress: Preparing to install drawing of individual knapping flint.
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