Greetings, fellow art lovers and art makers! And a very happy 2016 to all of you! Reflecting back on 2015, I can honestly say my artistic and other life paths were more integrated than ever before. I was able to bring my creativity into my job at the library almost on a weekly basis. At the same time, my own artwork evolved and is feeling … Continue reading Scotland and My New Print!
Greetings, fellow artists and art lovers. I’m happy to announce that my show at the library is now up and open to the public. I had free rein to hang the show as I wished. The final stage of my work, the curating stage, became my last chance to express my ideas through my work and through its presentation. I think the fact that this is a library … Continue reading Announcing My Solo Show! (And thoughts on curating one’s own work)
My adventures in printmaking continue with my newest print of a barn owl sitting in a moonlit forest. I wanted to see if I could make a print that would pay respects to the engraving traditions that have been around for centuries. The idea for the barn owl flowed naturally from two projects I recently completed. The first was the owl I painted in my wall … Continue reading Printmaking Update: Barn Owl Engraving
I’m happy to unveil my new print, a happy addition to my current exploration of “Wind-up Birds.” This isn’t the first time I’ve used watercolors in printmaking, but it is the first time each version will be a little different with a slightly different color combination. Here, you can follow the progress of my print in pictures. I decided to use resingrave for the print. … Continue reading Corbeau Robo: Finished Print!
Hello, friends, and a very Happy New Year to each and every one of you. Sorry I’ve been out of touch, but I have a little announcement to make. I have returned to full-time work and it has kept me very busy lately. When I made the transition to being a full-time artist three years ago, I knew it might be a temporary sabbatical of sorts, … Continue reading Big Changes and Goals for the New Year!