Brandon Smith (Redwoodtwig)
Some images from around the garden
About Redwoodtwig Art Garden Studios (RAGS)
Redwoodtwig is the Internet handle for Brandon Smith, a follower of Tai Chi Dao, a self-taught artist, and a learning permaculture gardener. He lives, works and plays on 9.85 acres (3.99 hectares) of rural land in central Missouri.
The mission of the Redwoodtwig Art Garden Studios is to create and sustain a permaculture based forest garden with indoor and outdoor studio spaces in which to learn, teach, and create beauty in harmony with nature; and along the way to encourage nature to grow healthy and delicious food crops. To practice, learn and teach the use of permaculture to create an edible forest garden; to practice, learn and teach Tai Chi Chuan and related movement arts; to practice, learn and teach making sculpture, performance and visual art; to practice, learn and teach the philosophy and practical skills of sustainable living.
This site contains four main sections:
Art contains images of artistic creations and performances by Brandon Smith.
Garden is a journal about applying the principles of permaculture and ecological landscaping to create and sustain a healthy forest garden.
Studios is about the activities that take place in the studios: practice, classes and workshops about Tai Chi forms, Chi Kung sets, fencing, fox walking, photography, video, wood and metal work, repair, construction and more.
Enjoy your online visit to the RAGS site; but be sure to get up and step outside soon and enjoy whatever nature is putting on display for you out there.
Link to gallery display of slideshow on left.