Been a while, unfortunately, but I’ve been busy with various things — teaching and kid, mostly. But I did get the artwork for my seven shipping container sets off to Owosso, and got the plates back on Friday. Here are some pics, including a paper proof I pulled to see how they look. They look
The project for 26 Études is slowly coming together, I’m starting the experimentation process for printing with phosphorescent (or glow-in-the-dark) pigments. The latex-based letterpress ink I used in this image was somewhat mediocre when applied to paper, so I’ll be trying No 3 plate oil next. The different concentrations — 5%, 10% and 20% by
A few years back, Tim O’Donnell of Pixela Pictura interviewed me at the bow & Arrow Press, talking about printmaking, the reasons to print things, and many other subjects besides. Both of us forgot to do anything with the footage until just recently, but the result is a pretty interesting little philosophical amuse bouche. Please
Another project from years past has been bumping around in my head… maybe it would be interesting to work with my cell tower imagery in letterpress form. Hmmmm.
Been thinking on shipping containers lately… I think I might do a series on letterpress that uses multiple small container blocks to create all sorts of crazy patterns. Might be a while before I can order the plates, but I’m thinking about it. : )
A silly shot of me with my Emily Dickinson Museum short with the Emily Dickinson form I typeset for the Emily Dickinson broadside.
A friend is leaving her library job with rare books to head up another collection of rare books. A good move, but still needs a commemoration. Thus, some Emily Dickinson. Printed at the Bow & Arrow Press.
I have several pieces in the printmaking show “Unframed” curated by Joel Janowitz, who by the way does absolutely stunning monotypes. The opening is Friday, June 22 from 6-8pm. More info here (including a shot of one of my pieces): Brookline Arts Center.