No two leaf or leaf art looks exactly alike. Each one is unique and collectible leaf art.
Rice straw art is an ancient & endangered form of leaf art.
Less than 100 artists practices this unique art.
No added color, paint or dye added to the natural color of rice straw. (dried leaves of rice plant).
What got you started crafting?
I learned this art/craft working with the masters, lived with them. Less than 100 leaf artist practices this unique art worldwide. I am the only one in USA, that I know of.
What is your source of inspiration?
I like to get inspiration from nature and souroundigs like ships, Victorian homes, birds...
What have you made recently?
I made Texas tallship ELISSA from my hometown Galveston, Texas.
Where do you sell your crafts presently?
My Etsy shop.
Why are handmade crafts important to you?
In this world of mass producing & mass marketing I like to create my own even it is very few in number. I sign my leaf art.