Posts tagged with DIY-studio

  1. Dead Celebrities of 2016: First successful linocut

    19 Apr 2017

    Last week I completed a linocut block of Merle Haggard, and pulled some terrible prints from it (see previous post). Panic began to creep into my heart as I realized I had no idea what to do! Thankfully printmaker Julianna Kirwin is a kind and generous soul. We had a…

  2. O Fortuna

    04 Jan 2017

    As it happened, Fortune smiled upon me this week, and I snapped out of my puzzlebox madness I remembered a lesson I learned through the remodel of a house I undertook back in 2005-2006: I can’t do everything. Professionals do most things better than me. In this case, specifically, construction…

  3. Storage: The Devil’s Puzzlebox

    31 Dec 2016

    Saturday, New Year’s Eve 2016… It’s becoming a tradition: during the holidays I blow up my studio. Makes sense; production slows down, tidying speeds up, and as things get cleared away I get a good long look at the bones of my studio. And then I start ruminating on ways…

  4. Making Photographs

    28 Sep 2015

    Aaron Diskin, now a photographer and musician, and I went to high school together. At the time, our school had a photography program, including a darkroom, led by Jack Zichitella. Mr. Z provided us with the mentorship, information and resources to develop the idea that we were artists. All of…

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