3 . CROW VALLEY ARTS
Printmaking using organic materials, abstract and representational
437 Parker Road, Coupeville
By appointment only
Phone: (360) 678-4224
Directions: Driving North on SR20, turn right on Parker Rd. Go 9/10 mile to 437 (look to right for blue mailbox with black crow). Enter green gate to the right. Driving South on Front St. in Coupeville, follow 9th Ave. (becomes Parker Rd). Continue 2 miles to 437.
Printmaker Diane Tomkinson grew up on a wooded bluff above Puget Sound, which set her course of interest to the forest, sea and wildlife, frequent subjects of her work. Her printmaking images range from representational relief prints to abstract monotypes, and employs her love of painting with paper preparation and lyrical images. Tomkinson works with highly organic handmade papers and botanical materials. As a second-generation woodcarver, she enjoys carving and leaves purposeful carving marks as part of the image. Tomkinson has made a lifelong study of birds, particularly raptors and corvids. She says the wonderful thing about printmaking getting to do all that she loves: drawing, carving, painting, and printmaking.