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Pietrzak buys most of her materials online and is especially interested in “more utilitarian materials, or even rustic things, like using hemp fiber. It literally smells like a farm, it has grass in it. I like using that because it’s super rustic and then I’ll contrast it with gold leaf or ceramic that has a shiny glaze. I like that play.” On the right, a bunch of yucca leaves she collected on a hike near her house.