While living in Asia I learned to make these inks from natural sources such as indigo, acacia, brazilwood. The work evokes organic patterns, weather, sound, inner energies of nature.

 
S. Sutro, Raintree #61, natural inks, 21x15 2017.JPG

        Raintree #61, natural inks, 21"x15 2017                                       

S. Sutro, Net #4, natural inks, 19x14 2017.JPG

            Net #4, natural inks, 19"x14" 2017                                                  

S. Sutro, Rain Pattern #6, natural inks, 15x11 2017.JPG

      Rain Pattern #6, natural inks, 15"x11" 2017

S. Sutro, Raintree #62, natural inks, 21x14 2017.JPG

       Raintree #62, natural inks, 21"x14" 2017

S. Sutro, Restless Landscape #20, natural inks, 15.5x11 2017.JPG

Restless Landscape #20, natural ink, 15"x11"   2017

S. Sutro, Marble Marks #3, natural inks, 18x13 2017.JPG

     Marble Marks #3, natural inks, 18"x13" 2017

S. Sutro, Time #2, natural inks, 16x11 2017.JPG

           Time #2, natural inks, 16"x11" 2017

S. Sutro, Time #3, natural inks, 22x16 2017.JPG

         Time #3, natural inks, 22"x16" 2017              

S. Sutro, Time #5, natural inks, 19x13 2017.JPG

             Time #5, natural inks, 19"x13" 2017

S. Sutro, Time #6, natural inks, 18x12.5 2017.JPG

           Time #6, natural inks, 18"x12.5" 2017

S. Sutro, Time+Tracks #1, natural inks, 21x15 2017.JPG

      Time+Tracks #1, natural inks, 21"x15" 2017