Collect Raindrops celebrates the important things: the change of seasons, slowing down the world for a moment so we can actually taste it, looking up at the stars to dream. Artist Nikki McClure's delicate images exude an optimism that revolves around community, sustenance, parenting, and appreciating both the urban and rural landscape through a visual language that is uniquely her own.
Gather, Navigate, Welcome, Fortify, Surrender, Save, Listen, Make Mistakes. These are some of the messages renowned artist Nikki McClure affirms in this gorgeous monograph of her paper cuts. Organized by season, these delicate pieces exude an optimism that revolves around community, sustenance, parenting, and appreciating both urban and rural landscapes. McClure’s work reminds us of the important things: the change of seasons, slowing down the world for a moment so we can actually taste it, looking up at the stars to dream.
This reissue of the 2007 art book includes 64 pages of new, breathtaking art. At a smaller trim size than the original, this volume makes the perfect gift. 150 Full Color Illustrations total.
New revised edition. Hardcover. 9" X 7½". Printed on Recycled Paper. For anyone who has enjoyed her calendars, this collection is highly recommended.
Through her intricate papercuts, Olympia-based artist Nikki McClure gently instructs us to live a life where our hands matter.
To slow down and savor each moment. To gather, nurture, delight and evolve.
She takes us on a journey through the year, showing us that each day contains something to celebrate. The first buds of spring, the sand sifting between our toes, the dew collecting on a spider's web, the sparks crackling off a fire.
This is a brand new edition of Collect Raindrops. It features a ton of new work—64 pages of new images—as well as a new format and layout. It is a must-own for anyone who is a fan of Nikki's work.