Folium is a study of the colors, scale, patterns, and repetitive components of flowers, foliage, and small plants — recreated entirely in paper. Jessica Smith is a Boston-based artist. She received her BFA with a focus in jewelry and metalsmithing from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2007. In addition to her studio jewelry, this ongoing study is born out of a lifelong love of plants. All work is hand-dyed, hand-cut, and assembled individually. No two flowers are quite the same. Materials include tissue paper, Italian crepe, canson paper, vintage stamens, and wire. Colors are manipulated using pastels, alcohol inks, and artist’s gouache.