So today I went back to Mixit Studio to do some printmaking, hard-core printmaking that Rembrandt or Dürer would recognize. Yes, after a couple years of vacillating, I went back to do some intaglio prints. Intaglio (or etching) prints involve wiping a plate with ink, which embeds the ink into crevices on the surface, and
Month: November 2010
Here’s a preliminary pull of my new photopolymer plate from Boxcar Press. It’s a representation of the montage of the solar system taken by Voyager 2 some years ago. I added white dots to show the location of the planets in this montage. I need to clean up the printing process (literally), but I think
A continuation of the digital audio portrait I mentioned last month, I have generated a piece I call Samples in Waveform. It consists of approximately 47,500 raw sample values taken from a 48KHz/16-bit recording of my name, printed out on 40 72″ x 36″ pages. Each sample value prints on the page at a vertical
While I’m updating about Kerguelen I might as well keep the ball rolling. Another project I’ve resurrected (like the data portrait idea from a couple weeks ago) is a representation of planetary rings in print form. I’m checking out silkscreen studios to reproduce these images in editions on paper. These are schematics of the ring
So sorry it’s been a while since an update. I’ve been teaching quite a bit at the Bow and Arrow Press, and most of my recent art pondering hasn’t struck me as very bloggable. Hitherto. I signed the Kerguelen edition, and here’s a pic of the final print.