Whales I Series, 2008-2009

mother and child

28h x 22w • 2009 • $700

Hand-dyed cotton stamped and appliquéd with encaustic and oil stick overlayer.

The willingness of grey whale mothers to let their curious babes approach the boats of humans has touched many very deeply. The softness of the unwaxed coral fabric echoes the warmth of the mother-child bond. This contrasts with the cooler tones of the translucent waxed ocean.

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Mother and Child, Large View