Making art in and with nature in Duxbury — Waterbury Roundabout


Sept. 24, 2021  |  By Janet Bisbee

The Duxbury Land Trust hosts a particular occasion Saturday, Oct. 9, with board member and educating artist Rachel Mirus main a workshop on foraged art on the land belief swimming gap in North Duxbury.

Participants will create art working with supplies constituted of nature corresponding to berry paint, lichen inks, and feather-dip pens. Mirus can have pre-made supplies to share and will show learn how to make a number of of them as properly. 

An completed and famend illustrator, Mirus’ ardour is utilizing art to show life sciences to all ages. Originally educated in biology, she has labored in analysis labs and museums throughout the nation. “In my very own art-making, drawing is all the time about wanting deeper and studying extra about my topic. I particularly like up-close and private portraits of the very small or the uncharismatic, like spiders or worms,” she stated.