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Vegetable Light Catchers

$25.00
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Vegetable Light Catchers

Truly one of a kind, these light catchers are made with real vegetable cross-sections encased between glass. In the light, every tiny detail of each slice is revealed as if under a microscope, and the brilliant colours sparkle like jewels. They are perfect to brighten up any window. 

A thoughtful gift for any nature lover, cook or gardener - or for yourself!

Product Details:  There are 4 designs to choose from, each featuring 2 different vegetables.

Medium: pressed vegetable slices, glass, copper foil

Dimensions: 4" x 4" x 1/4" each

Diane harvesting her art materials from her well tended garden..

I am a botanical artist who has developed my own unique style. Utilizing the vegetables, herbs and flowers cultivated from my cottage garden, I create a collection of show stopping wall hangings. Throughout my 30 plus years of practice, I have developed a range of drying, pressing and casting techniques for capturing the beauty of my homegrown plants in my art.

My work uses delicate cross sections that I create by using a razor to cut through the centre of each vegetable, preserving the roots, stems and seeds. I have spent years developing a process for pressing and drying these perfect cross sections and retaining their integrity. My finished works capture the vivid colours, varied textures and delicate inner details of each vegetable.

As an artisan I aim to draw the viewer in, and surprise them as they look more closely into the intricate beauty of each piece. My work has been showcased and highlighted in juried artisan shows across Canada since I started my craft. I have also exhibited in local boutiques, shops and art galleries. I currently reside, cultivate and create in the Okanagan Valley of British Columbia.