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February 22, 2016

 

Among the items I re-discovered during my recent archeological dig into my creative past were two large (50 x 75 cm) untouched pieces of black Canson scratchboard. Scratchboard is a stiff paper or cardboard that’s coated with white clay. It’s available in white and bl...

February 18, 2016

I’ve always worked mostly with or from photos, but I didn’t have many of the options available today for playing with them. In the early 1980s, Photoshop did not exist, and color Xerox was a new technology, fairly primitive by today’s standards: it used fewer toner gra...

February 15, 2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

At the time I had an unfortunate penchant for choosing non-archival materials: not deliberately, but because they offered possibilities that standard substrates and pigments didn’t. One notable example was a large wedding...

February 10, 2016

I was stuck. The painting I started January 20 languished while I avoided my easel. I had figured out a couple of things I could do to fix the wrongness, yet I couldn’t summon the will to do them. And then last night, on the brink of sleep, I suddenly realized that I’v...

February 8, 2016

Among the 3,000+ photos I’ve taken in the past couple of years are many of windows. Maybe it’s because the places I’ve lived tended to have inefficient windows that collected condensation, and therefore refracted the light in interesting ways, but it’s been a rich sour...

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