The Henkeeper's Almanac

The Henkeepers' Almanac was an exciting collaboration with poet Jean Atkin. I made illustrations  for her fascinating poems based on her observations of her hens through the seasons on her Dumfries and Galloway  smallholding. Where  I sketched and  painted her elusive hens when  we could track them down . I settled on a  form of Paper Batik for the illustrations with large paintings. I  have also produced  a range of hand coloured solar plate etchings with verses in calligraphy by my friend Jenny Edwards.

 

The lovely book of poetry can be obtained from Jean Atkin.

http://thehenkeepersalmanac.wordpress.com

Image - "November Vorwerk"