Gentle as a maiden’s dream,
Softly as the gliding stream,
Falls the glittering, sparkling snow.
With its wealth of crystal pearls –
Shining, pure-white coronals,
With its robe of silvery sheen,
Decking the earth like virgin queen.
Excerpt from The Snowstorm by Mary Weston Fordham (1862 – ?)
During the snowy shortest days and long sleepless nights of December and now January, I think about what work will surface next. It seems only fitting to explore the color white.
I began cutting paper snowflakes and have pulled out all of my white materials in the studio: papers, pigments, fabric, and thread.
In February, I will share the results.
If you would like to make a paper snowflake simply do a website search with the words, “how to make a paper snowflake.” There are many instructional websites and images on the subject.
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