Quiet and warmish

I’ve been a bit quiet on the blog front. My art energy has been missing since working on Karen’s book. Anna’s book rests on my desk, awaiting pencil and other tools. It will get attention, but I’m still trying to regroup my brain. July has been a purging month. Quite a few items have leftContinue reading “Quiet and warmish”

Red Hood

Today is my birthday and I decided to do something for ME! No estate items, bills, worrying about stuff that needs to be accomplished. It’s my day and I spent it working on a charcoal drawing I’ve wanted to do for years. Oh yes, it does involve a dog. Back in 2007, I took aContinue reading “Red Hood”

Playing with the etching press

Pulling out an old print got me thinking about creating a new image. It’s been 11 years since I did any work using Polyester Plate Lithography. The above image Rosehips was created by photocopying (toner not ink) a charcoal drawing onto the plate. I won’t go into  history and background of this process because youContinue reading “Playing with the etching press”

Wishbone 2

I spent part of my day pulling out gesso and prepping paper for a maniere noire drawing only to discover the large hunks of charcoal in my box were really cruddy. To me, charcoal is supposed to lay down black, not grey. Maybe tomorrow I’ll get out for some new material. So rather than letContinue reading “Wishbone 2”

Christmas Cactus

Wingtip Press Reductive Monotype workshop: Day 3 Since I don’t have a lot of time today to work through the petroglyph trip (thanks to my procrastination with pulling together an installation art proposal due at midnight May 12) , I thought I should just pop up the images of the final print. For this imageContinue reading “Christmas Cactus”