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Patterns of Work

One of the challenges I face as an artist (and I suspect I am not alone in this) is producing new work on a consistent basis.  I do, but no matter how much, I know I should be producing more.  There are so many things that get in the way: paperwork, marketing, framing, cleaning (not enough of this), etc.  Still, [...]

Records

Of all of the aspects of printmaking, keeping adequate records has to be one of the most trying. Yet, it is also one of the most important. Any process engineer will tell you that you cannot make a process repeatable and controllable without recording accurately what you are doing. It is hard to match ink colors without a swatch and [...]

Hazzards of the job

I was reminded today of the potential hazzards of my choice of subject matter in these days of homeland security. I spent the day scouting around for interesting structures and taking photos that I could potentially use for raw material later. One of the photos is at left. Shortly after I took this shot I discovered that the security people [...]