It's not that molluscs are so smart, it's just that snails stay with problems longer.

Albert Einstein

botanical printmaking snails

What eats printmaker snails ?

I am not a creping slug, I am a slow living proud snail. Cannily perceptive snails and slugs love half-eaten leaves rendered with near-miniaturist exactitude ready for soft-ground copper etching.

leaf copper plate etching

Copper plate etching of slug-eaten leaf (leaf from La Réunion island, Indian ocean).

etching examples in art

Philosophy of a genetics slug : a certain level of institutional sluggishness has been vital to our survival. Snail art is recognized as exceptional, but out of the mainstream, with vibrant colors like periwinkle.

Picasso, How long would it take a snail to slide around the world? Visual poetry has the healing power of energy to ultimately reconnect us to ourselves and the world around us.

Made with anti-efficiency printmaker snails.

Love ivy leaf, copper plate etching, flowers wax poetically.

The scientific truth about snails, slow painting and anti-efficiency artworks. Bad art affects my bottom line negatively.