October 13, 2015

After witnessing the staining abilities of the famous Texas Red Dirt in every white pair of sneakers I've ever owned, I decided to try my hand at creating some pretty non-traditional mud cloth. My process was purely experimental and executed with very little research b...

October 11, 2015

Callahan County in Texas is famous for it's Pecans. Growing up, I spent many hours harvesting, cracking and eating these bountiful nuts that grow so abundantly in the area. Pecan trees have always held a special place in my heart and the warm brown colors extracted fro...

October 11, 2015

After my father pruned his fig trees and I saw a wonderful opportunity to utilize the leaves as a pigment source so I decided to bundle dye some unbleached calico cotton fabric. I wrapped the bundle in a length of vintage cotton twine from the Texas Panhandle....

October 5, 2015

The beautifully rich pigments of the fruit of the Texas Prickly Pear (Opuntia engelmannii) glow a succulent pink, not dissimilar to the fleeting streaks of brilliant magenta that cross the skies during the brilliant sunsets in my home state of Texas. Also known as "Nop...

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