Foreword: Alchemy for Everyone© 2010

Dr. Carol Pulin

Bonny Lhotka’s transfer prints are absolutely magnificent. That’s a direct visual observation. Her subjects drawn from the natural world, from garden views to the close-up of a particular plant or the configuration of a flower, turn into richly detailed artworks of sophisticated beauty enhanced by their clear, modern presentation. Glittery postmodern architectural structures become gorgeous odes to the interplay of light. The relationship between the picture and its expression seems perfect every time. Bonny uses her response to the scene, her attention to memories that affect its emotional meaning, to determine the composition. Her excitement in developing contemporary ways to communicate ...

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