Mixed Media Assemblage, 2019. Traditionally, alchemy is the process of turning base materials into precious metals like gold. In life, it is about taking things that are negative, banal or ordinary and turning them into something positive, interesting or special. Arguably all artists are alchemists, and the problem solving skills the alchemic process generates is crucial for life in the 21st century. Mixed media assemblage with glass test tubes, polymer clay, beads, glass, artificial and dried plants, feathers, human hair and resin.