Before and During….the Pandemic. The first picture is of me when I last had a haircut…pre-quarantine, back in March. Which seems like EONS ago, doesn’t it? The second image is of me today looking well, older (who doesn’t feel like they’ve aged 10 years in … Continue readingHere I am!
There is no goal. Stay loose, let the process drive the idea. My learning process Most people at this beginner’s stage of learning a new medium would take a class, to glean knowledge from others, avoid mistakes, and learn “the right way” to do things. … Continue readingThe Delights of Learning Metalsmithing
Tectonic. Planetary. Maps. Fossilized. Aerial. These words come to mind when I pull the collagraph plate off of the fresh, curing plaster. Ghostly ink embeds itself into the bright whites. When I brush on more ink or watery paint al fresco, it soaks deeply into the … Continue readingPushing Encaustic with Plaster Printmaking
I had a lot of fun with IEA-PDX during our retreat in Bend to learn Encaustic Collagraphs with Ron Schultz at Atelier 6000. I always learn a lot from other media, so I can take what I learned and apply it in some form to my painting practice. Whether … Continue readingEncaustic Collagraph Retreat