This little owl was one of my first attempts at silkscreen printing.
This print is based on a German fairytale. The Star Talers is a story about a young girl lost in the forest who gives up the last of her food and clothing to others in need. She is rewarded by an angel who changes the tales of the stars into silver coins. Hand-made silk-screen print. [...]
I love this idea. In Europe, farmers take the pigs out to search out truffles, a delicacy. The truffles are usually found under tree roots in the forest. I’ve always liked the idea of finding jewels in the rough, so I made very stylized truffles.