Here’s the last of the big Plexiglas plates I had laser-cut in order to use the 44″ x 30″ paper I ordered back in February. Earlier I did the Mediterranean and the Aleutian Islands, the final one is Kerguelen Island, also known as Desolation Island. It’s an island in the South Indian Ocean, and it’s
Month: October 2010
Well, you never know what’s gonna jump out and hit you next. I started a project based on a 1-second recording of my name about two years ago. After some messing around with stuff, I decided I hated where it was going and set it aside. Well, about a week ago I started thinking about
Finally got around to signing and numbering the letterpress experiment. The full title is Emergence of Color Terms in Order of Complexity; here is an image showing the basic layout: The straight-on shot doesn’t really show the embossing, so I took a low-angle image so you can see the IPA letters embossed through the pools
I was asked to be part of the “Our Town” show at the Nave Gallery in Somerville, which features art made in and around the city. My piece is a shaped-plate print of the silhouette of the city, and is featured on the postcard for the event. I, naturally, designed the postcard. Herewith:
Here’s a quick mention of John Pyper’s new printmaking blog, The Wandering Printmaker. He’ll be at the Mid-America Print Council in Minneapolis this week, so keep up with his musings as they happen.
Here’s a quick jpg of my letterpress/concept/ink drawing project. I’m tentatively calling it Color Terms and Their Emergence in Order of Complexity. It relates to the linguistic observation that languages develop terms for colors in a specific order as the complexity of the language increases. All languages have terms analogous to black, white, and red.
Here’s a wordle of my MFA thesis. What’s a wordle? You can go make one here. What’s my thesis? You can read it here.