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Descants & Cadences – Gearing up for a new book!

Descants and Cadences a new art book by Stephanie Law

These past few months, I’ve been working on this. It’s a new art book. Yay! It has been about 4 years since my previous collected works volume “Between the Seams”. In that interim, a LOT of art has happened, and a lot of twists and turns to my style and subject matter. A new book to reflect those changes is overdue, and will include pieces from Strange Dreams, my Magpie Series, the Stag Sonata Cycle, Insecta, and Descants and Cadences. This new art book will be launched via crowdfunding on Kickstarter (tentative launch date is April 14th, and a funding …

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Naming the Ineffable

Why artists love mythology   In late 2013 I painted a series of illustrations for an herbal guide. It consisted of thirty plants painted in a traditional watercolor botanical art style. This greatly honed my botanical draftsmanship. Some of the plants I was able to locate in local nurseries to purchase and add to my own garden. Others I was able to seek out at the Berkeley Botanical Gardens. But a large number of the plants I had to forage for my specimens in my local environs. This proved to be highly instructional in teaching me to identify much of …

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