Winged leafages

forbidden-fruitI made these three new leafages with seeds that dropped from the sycamore trees in my backyard in Mattituck on the North Fork of Long Island.spirited-lady-vineYou may remember them as “helicopters” or “whirligigs” from your childhood; you may remember pressing them on the bridge of your nose, secured by the stickiness of the seeds. I have come to see them as wings ┬áblossomed into new botanical creatures.

flora-exuberantisYou can find these and other prints on Etsy.

A nd here is a fascinating article about winged leafages as food!