arms draw out
in black, which soaks up light safely
and leaves bright contrast in limestone
I rock, smoothing the surfaces across each other until
A touch of acid and gum, the image fizzles
washed away carborundum
resin dust could give you cancer. So could asphaltum.
but etched in stone is family.
My second lithograph, on heavy printing paper, crayon black with magnesium carbonate added.
Combining my scientific studies with my artwork is delightful. This says something to both disciplines, though the two rarely overlap.
Crayon black on Japanese rice paper.