Tuesday, April 21, 2009

first successful mold

a little rough at the edges, but it is still my first dragonfly.

Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Hine's Emerald Dragonfly (Somatochlora hineana)

these are the molds are making for my Hine's Emerald Dragonfly
instillation. the dragonflies will be made with recycled paper pressed into the molds
and colored with natural dyes and soy paint. these guys are currently listed as endangered
by the Chicago Field Office, thought extinct, small isolated populations have recently been discovered in new regions of the US.