INTO THE WOODS

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Swinging Bridge Press announces the paperback and ebook publication of Into the Woods: Families Making Art in Nature reconnecting families to the natural world through original meditative games, such as the Eight Treasures, by hand printing leaves and fish, and by participating together in citizen science.   In the pages of Into the Woods, families can rediscover the beauty and solace of the outdoors.

Based on Sue Fierston’s work as an artist and teaching artist, Into the Woods starts off with with meditative games that make it easy for you and your family, regardless of age, to have peaceful outdoor fun together.

You and your family can explore meditative drawing, emotional color, and become citizen scientists by creating a nature sketchbook.  In the last chapters, engage all your senses and create hand-made art as you print a fish, print a leaf and hand print a shirt.

It’s easy to find the activity that’s right by using the “Best In” list at the start of each chapter.  This list lets you choose your activity by season, too.

Find Into the Woods on Amazon today

or at your local independent bookstore.

Into the Woods: Families Making Art in Nature

158 pages, 5 1/2  x  8  1/2, includes over 75 color illustrations, index, sources    ISBN 978-735-1214-0-6

 

 

Swinging Bridge Press, based in Washington D.C.,  publishes nature and art-themed books that make you want to jump up and make art outside. 

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White line Woodcuts

 sold out for March 2021! 

But it’s coming back this summer, check this space or the Smithsonian Associates catalog for the exact date and time.

Gyotaku: The Japanese Art of Printing with Fish

 May 8, 10 -1 PM

Gyotaku Hawaiian Style 

If you’ve taken the first class, come on back and learn how to add color to your prints!

May 15, 10 – 1PM

Handprints: Printing on Fabric with Natural Materials

June 5, 10 – 1 PM

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Nature monotypes and hand printed clothing at the Marblehead Arts Association juried show.

Nature leaves shirt

Opening postponed. You’ll find the Marblehead Arts Association in the Hooper Mansion, 8 Hooper St.  Marblehead, MA

CURRENTLY SHOWING AT

Happy Isles Art | Yosemite National Park,  California

Yosemite Art and Nature Center