Photo of framed art Dreaming Blue by Kathleen Thoma

Dreaming Blue, Kathleen Thoma, Annual Fallbrook, CA Show 2017

The nature images contained within this portfolio are mostly abstracted from observations and dreams. I often collect color ideas and combinations during walks outside, by allow them to change shapes as I create. It is a fluid process, which becomes a sort of dream-state as I create. Before I start to work on preparing a plate for printing, I have created sketches, a color plan, and hand cut stencils. See my blog for a complete demonstration of my process Techniques