myartobiography
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Solarplate print by Melanie Rice. Solarplate printing is a greener printmaking method.  Antique lantern with CFL lightbulb.

Space, Materials, & Process: Tips on Greening Art By Michelina Docimo Great art picks up where nature ends.  ~Marc Chagall Art is a process – creative, thoughtful, pedagogical, scientific, chemical, and natural.  Often we think of artists painting happy plein air landscapes at an easel or spinning clay concentrated over a potter’s wheel.  But just [...]

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cherry tomato in soil

By: Michelina Docimo Last night, I spent hours thinking dirty, sinking my hands into luscious loamy soil, squeezing silt and sand in between my toes, mmm the intoxicating smell of  the wet earth.   The Greenwich Audubon hosted an event that realized this fantasy and appreciation for soil by bringing together some of Connecticut’s finest [...]

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