I heard a Ted Talk from ecologist Suzanne Simard about how trees “talked to each”by communicating their needs and send each other nutrients via a network of latticed fungi buried in the soil. (For more about this visit https://www.ted.com/talks/suzanne_simard_how_trees_talk_to_each_other/transcript?language=en. ) I have always wondered how a
Birth, life and death are interrelated cycles. Death brings decay so that other plants can grow.
Defensive’s scales were inspired by a documentary about how snakes evolved to have venom. Although feared, snakes have bodies that are easily hurt by the claws and teeth of their prey so they evolved venom to quickly paralyze prey that could injure them.
Excited to announce that Sheltered and Fabricating Hope appear in the August/September/October 2013 edition of Art Doll Quarterly! I wrote an article chronicling the steps I took in creating Sheltered and appears on pages 36-39. Fabricating Hope appears on page