The Mushroom Picker - Penny Bun's Great Escape
Award: Wood Pencil
Wood Pencil / Crafts for Design / Illustration for Design / 2013
‘The Mushroom Picker’ tells the tale of charismatic mushroom characters thriving in an English wood, and of one heroine in particular, Penny Bun – a rare and spectacular porcini – who evades the mushroom picker’s annual autumn harvest. Crafted by a mushroom obsessive, this book reproduces luminograms created by David Robinson in his darkroom using a cameraless process. He arranges hand-cut mushrooms on the plate of his enlarger to create Penny Bun’s extraordinary universe. Afterwards, when his luminograms are printed, the fungi are discarded (or eaten), these tableaux never to be recreated.
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