New artwork

A few new artworks, for sale on Society6 and Redbubble. A pattern of assorted algae under the microscope, watercolour rendering of Penicillium under the microscope, graphic interpretation of Giant Kelp, and illustration of a Nigella seed pod, and a graphic rendering of a Barreleye fish....

Another treasure

“Photographs of British Algae” by Anna Atkins is another treasure from the past. Atkins is possibly the first woman photographer and thought to be the first person to publish a book with photographic illustrations. As a Victorian, she obviously was into her algae – aren’t we all?! The book is accessible in the New...

New donation page

Dear readers of this blog, I am scrambling for funding for my projects and have therefore created a donations page. Anyone who thinks my work is worthwhile can make a donation, no matter how small – everything is appreciated. The “donate” button, will open a Paypal interface; you do not need Paypal, a debit...

Artwork in silent auction

At tomorrow’s Genspace birthday bash, I’ll have a trio of art prints in their silent auction. This is a one-off edition for their size and format of our old friends “Mycelium in a petri dish”, “Syntrichia”, and “Dunaliella salina”. Other cool stuff will be on auction – so come by!...

Getting there …

The algae-powered thermometer I am going to exhibit at RISD Nature Lab from August 24th onward, is the first piece I’ve ever made specifically for an exhibition. It has been quite a ride. Yet again, the process highlighted many unknowns and question marks. Some difficulties certainly stemmed from my relatively shallow experience with algae...