Charms From Mother EarthBook - 2010
"Charms from Mother Earth"You could say that it all began with a seed, a gourd seed. Now, a seed is just a seed. But with the right mix of soil, sunshine, and water that seed produced the inspiration for this collection of illustrations and poetry. That may seem bizarre but it's true.Gourds vary in size and shape. But, each gourd is made unique by the subtle bumps, pits, shapes, and colors on its surface. Like when shadows and shapes of clouds suggest "things" to the observing eye, so too, the unique surface of a gourd can suggest "things" wonderful, "things" faces and places, familiar and new.Moving from gourd visions to paper images simply requires splashing lightly colored water onto paper, producing shapes and lines from which new creatures and places come to be.This is a book about friendly people and creatures, how they relate to each other and their world. Each illustration and poem is complete in itself as a story of sorts. May the following pages inspire thinking about one thing, anything, maybe many "things". Enjoy. Thank you little seed...
Publisher: [Charleston, S.C.] : Avilu Press, , ©2010
Edition: First edition
Branch Call Number: 811 Wa
Description: 29 pages, 2 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm