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Recently a reader commented that my painting, Fall:The Cicada, is a little, um, insect-y. Yes, I have a propensity to paint insects-lots of ‘em. I have a box of dead ones just waiting for the day I get around to painting them, so I thought I’d explain why. About the same time, I was encouraging…

Two BioE originals for sale

I wanted to let you all know that I’ve put two framed original watercolor paintings up for sale on etsy: “Bee and Echinacea” (sold) and “The Cicada” (still available). These are likely to be the only original paintings I’ll have for sale for some time to come, so if you want a BioE original this…

Wheels within wheels

Dahmen Art Barn, Uniontown, WA While I was growing up, we used to drive past the Dahmen farm every few months. I would always look up from whatever book I was devouring at the time and intently try to count the iron wheels in the fences (there are over a thousand).

Won’t you be my neighbor?

I’m hooked on the website tiltshiftmaker.com – it lets you run a quick-and-dirty tilt-shift filter on your snapshots, making them look like miniature models. Here are some snapshots I took on Book Hill Park in Georgetown: are they not adorable? I’m waiting for the miniature train to run through. . . or Mr. Rogers to…

Merry Christmas

Something Rich and Strange Jessica Palmer, 2008 Merry Christmas and Happy Hanukkah from Bioephemera! A big thank you to everyone who reads and comments on my blog – you are why I do this. Enjoy your holiday and have a wonderful New Year! Jess

This article originally appeared on the old bioephemera September 9, 2007. Syphilitic skull with three trephine holes and osteomyelitic lesions Hunterian museum One of my favorite London experiences was my visit to the Hunterian museum. If only I had more time there! I liked it so much, I returned on my last day, procrastinating my…

Making up for lost time

Chris Smith and Todd Redmond of Crowboy recently asked to use my painting Fly Away Home as the cover of their new alt-country album, Making Up for Lost Time. This painting was inspired by a rusty aqua trailer that my dad bought and refurbished twenty years ago for use as a family vacation cabin in…

The following is another post from the “old” bioephemera (originally published June 18, 2007). Last weekend I discovered Seattle’s Gas Works Park. By accident. And ended up on a tour through the derelict gasworks – led by the park’s designer, Richard Haag. The structures are fenced off, so I got the impression this was an…