Monthly Archives: May 2015

passage of time

time flies and my trip is over goodbye until next time!

more color

more color

wall art

poster + paint

mobile office

my out of office office

doors

doors

last stop

a big thanks to Chandrashekar and Ravi Kiran of Metaphor Racha for a great trip last stop : dhurrie weaving collective  

kids

Ravi Kiran with village children

coming soon

coming soon

people on the road

people and colors

weaving still life

weaving still life

road photos

on the way to dhurrie weavers

flirting

la dolce vita

metaphor racha weavers

road trip day 2 : Metaphor Racha weavers

brown

browns

yellow

yellows

red

reds

khadi institute Karnataka

the beautiful compound at Karnataka khadi institute, day 3 of our road trip with Metaphor Racha

wooden combs

handmade wooden combs coming soon!

tea time!

amazing copper urns in this classic “hotel” a hotel in southern India is the equivalent of the diner in America, serving basic, no frills food with quick service.  this one serves chai so hot you need two glasses

more prints

more prints

making cotton roving

  turning raw cotton into roving : bales of cotton from local farms the cotton is fluffed and impurities removed and turned into batting the batting is fed into a machine that makes it into thick roving which is then wound here then hand fed into machines turning it in into finer gauge roving for hand spinning

making oil

making cooking oil from seeds

too hot

Rx for 110 degree day

teals

teals

ribbons

ribbons!

raining, again  

whites

  whites

afternoon nap

  afternoon nap

light blues

blues  

gingham

  new group of gingham lungis

beautiful ruin

ape

dreaming of my very own Ape, the tiny three wheeled utility truck  

SHOPPING

feeling for vintage prints this trip.  fun to think of them being used as tablecloths, bedspreads and couch throws.  

watermelon juice

nothing says “i’m back” more than the first glass of watermelon juice

romantic

  back in romantic India