Marcie Chambers Cuff's Profile

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My old-school pen-and-ink drawings evolve from intense observation of found objects, experimentation of scale, and nuanced use of crosshatching and mixed ink techniques. My artwork reflects my love of the outdoors and the genius of everyday things. I address every project with uncompromising attention to detail.

My pen-and-ink illustrations can be found throughout my book "This Book was a Tree"—encouraging readers to brainstorm, imagine, and understand the world as inventive scientists—to touch, collect, document, sketch, decode, analyze, experiment, unravel, interpret, compare and reflect. My blog Mossy inspires families to slow down, simplify, and get dirty.

I don’t wear a bonnet, carry a hatchet, eat hard tack or forage for wild herbs, fruits and nuts each morning. I prefer, instead, to plan clandestine small-scale seed-planting…

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  • Joined February 17, 2011

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Illustration, pen, ink, print, poster, notecard, set, nature, drawing, artwork

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in hot pursuit of wild things.

About

My old-school pen-and-ink drawings evolve from intense observation of found objects, experimentation of scale, and nuanced use of crosshatching and mixed ink techniques. My artwork reflects my love of the outdoors and the genius of everyday things. I address every project with uncompromising attention to detail.

My pen-and-ink illustrations can be found throughout my book "This Book was a Tree"—encouraging readers to brainstorm, imagine, and understand the world as inventive scientists—to touch, collect, document, sketch, decode, analyze, experiment, unravel, interpret, compare and reflect. My blog Mossy inspires families to slow down, simplify, and get dirty.

I don’t wear a bonnet, carry a hatchet, eat hard tack or forage for wild herbs, fruits and nuts each morning. I prefer, instead, to plan clandestine small-scale seed-planting attacks in neglected neighborhood vacant lots with kids. Between art projects, I’m busy working in the Bronx at the New York Botanical Garden.

And I am constantly in pursuit of wild things.

Blog: http://www.mossymossy.com
Book: http://www.marciecuff.com

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