24 October 2011
Dora at Doe Run Farm
I am a big fan of Dora Carrington as well as the Omega Workshops. One day I was flipping through a book of Carrington's art and came across a small woodcut illustration she had done at the Omega Workshops. The woodcut was done for David Garnett, whom she later painted.
The woodcut was for David Garnett's honey.
I later found another version of the woodcut, this one printed in two colors.
We make honey here at Doe Run Farm... actually the bees make the honey and I just watch. I wanted a nice label for our honey and when I saw Carrington's label I knew I wanted it for our honey. So we appropriated the Garnett label as our own.
It is our homage to Carrington and to our bees.