On Saturday night after going out for dinner and a movie with friends, Tracie took me to her car and passed off a big grocery bag full of rubber fish. WOW! I was so excited! Tracie teaches 4th grade at an elementary school here in Albany. She is gearing up to change schools so everythingContinue reading “Gyotaku with Rubber Fish”
This is for you Wendy Y-H. Hope you take a peek! For this seasons 4E house project I’ve decided to create a tunnel book. Each artist has to respond to the previous artist’s page, there is no real subject (well, not at this point because I’m still creating the back ground). Tunnel books are assembledContinue reading “Basic Tunnel Book Tutorial”
The phrase “she sank into the depths” was very workable . It conjured up quite a few visual images. Giant squid was the initial thought, so I went with it. Snorkel woman was based on an image I shot while on Maui many years ago. Took about 3 hrs to complete. Nothing great but justContinue reading “Finished She Project”
Yesterday it arrived in my mailbox, the completed block from the 6 Sides to Every Story project. Carol had given me a preview but it was very exciting to open the official envelope!
After taking the rubber fish class from Fred Mullet at ArtFest (it was our third day and I didn’t post any of the results from the class) Carol really wanted to have us come over for fish printing with the real thing. Lauren and I met at Carol & Harry’s place for the Gyotaku experience.Continue reading “Gyotaku at Carols”
Last year I participated in a collaborative block print project. The starting printer chose the subject from a news article, carved their image on one side of the 2″ x 2″ x 2″ cube and sent it on to the next person. The next participant read the news articles and created their own image fromContinue reading “6 Sides 2 Every Story”
What a great way to start March! About a month ago I signed up to take a 2.5 hr workshop from artist Lynn Russell at her Satsuma Press studio. Lynn is a recent transplant to Corvallis from Portland. She has built up a nice business on Etsy and through shops prior to moving here. SheContinue reading “Satsuma Press Workshop”