Deepti Nair and Harikrishnan Panicker are a creative duo known as Hari & Deepti. They produce amazing paper cut light boxes using layers of watercolor paper placed inside a shadow box that is then lit from behind to bring these intricate dioramas to life.
Expecting her to be repelled by it, I let her check it out. She wiggled her antennae all over it before shoving her face right into it with the fervor of a five-year-old sugar addict. Sean managed to snap a shot of the moment!
Apparently it’s not “bad” for her, but too much sugar can’t be very ‘good’ either! Though, I’m have a feeling that she would insist otherwise if she were capable of doing so.
Every Tuesday morning, three library staff go through the production of opening up the case housing a volume of Audubon’s “The Birds of America” to carefully turn a single page. With 435 pages in four volumes, it will take them over eight years before an illustration is repeated. I got to pick yesterday and I chose the golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetos), its massive body rendered to scale, wing tips pushing out of the margins, claws buried deep in the eye of its catch.