Author Archives: Rebecca Fox

“Round & Round” WSGAS Print Exchange: Taijitu du Manège, State

This is the First State of my woodcut from my previous post.  It’s printed on Masa with Akua Intaglio ink.  I’m used to traditional ink that I make myself using dry pigment and plate oil.  The viscosity of the Akua is … Continue reading

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“Round and Round”: WSGAS Print Exchange, Work in Progress

Yay!  I’m working (not-so-gainfully) as an artist again.  Art every day!… This woodcut-in-progress is for the West Shore Graphic Art Society’s invitational  print exchange.  WSGAS commissions a printmaker to create and edition a print every year.  I was commissioned in … Continue reading

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The French-Canadian Fur-Trapper Wizard Coat

This is my first attempt at creating a coat out of felted, reconstructed wool sweaters.  It was also one of my first serger creations.  Who but me would go from scarves directly to the challenge of a giant, sweater coat? … Continue reading

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The Sweetheart Sweater

Remember the post about laundry on the line in winter?  This is the sweater I reconstructed for my sweetheart as a Valentine’s Day gift using recycled wool sweaters.  He’s been gifting me wool sweaters whenever he finds them.  He’d given … Continue reading

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How to Kick The Big Stink Out…

…Hang laundry on the line in a February blizzard. Really there is a purpose to clothes on the line in February: I’m on a mission to remove The Big Stink. (If you want to skip the back-story and find out … Continue reading

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COCOA CHAI-SPICE MERINGUES

What to do with an over-abundance of Peacefield Farm eggs… INGREDIENTS: 3 Large Farm Eggs (Whites only) 1t Vanilla Extract 2/3 C Organic Cane Sugar 1/2t Ground Cardamom 1/4t Ground Cinnamon 1/4t Ground Cloves 1T Powdered Unsweetened Organic Cocoa DIRECTIONS: … Continue reading

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For the Love of Chai

CHAI TEA RECIPE I find that ready-made chai tea is too light on spices for my tastes so I developed my own blend from spices I had on-hand.  Feel free to experiment with combinations. INGREDIENTS: 9T Black Tea 1t Vanilla … Continue reading

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Natural Building With Straw & Clay

This weekend I spent a day helping stuff the walls of a straw/clay home.  Having been constructed with natural materials, a straw/clay home is a canary’s dream home: a true sanctuary.   This is a beautiful, GA Cook Co. (Maple … Continue reading

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The Sun Never Says, “You Owe Me.”

Inevitably, when I mention solar as an energy source, someone–usually my brother–will tell me that using the sun as an energy source isn’t feasible.  My retort is always, “We’re killing ourselves and everything on the planet.  If we want electricity, … Continue reading

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Failure to Identify the Appropriate Renewable Resource.

Too bad the brainchild for this comic didn’t know that US currency is made out of cotton and linen.  The short fibers and acidity of a wood pulp dollar wouldn’t last very long.  So much for credibility.

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