Saturday, September 27, 2014

SHSU Botanical Research Study- PLANT POUNDING

This last Thursday, I spent a wonderful afternoon with Helen Belcher, Education Curator, at the Sam Houston Museum Complex.

She was gracious enough to teach me what was a craft used by Cherokee women.  These women would take rocks instead of  hammers as their pounding tool as a means to extract dye from plants.

You can learn more on my ARTIST BLOG-Learn How To Plant Pound article.

See how I went from:

To this:

UR-TURN:  If you give this craft a try, leave me a comment.  Tell me how you plan to use this method in an artistic endeavor.

Until Next Time.

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