Archive: Oct 2016


I bit the bullet and dove into my computer-based work this week, sourcing public domain images from the Library of Congress and starting to process them in Photoshop and Illustrator so I can use their silhouettes. To keep myself from falling asleep, I’m keeping Mozart in the Jungle or Hamilton’s America going in the background…. read more

No other

”An optimist isn’t necessarily a blithe, slightly sappy whistler in the dark of our time. To be hopeful in bad times is not just foolishly romantic. It is based on the fact that human history is a history not only of cruelty but also of compassion, sacrifice, courage, kindness. What we choose to emphasize in… read more

The bell

I’ve got a cold. Just as I thought I was in the clear, and had missed getting my daughter’s illness, it descended. So it goes. As I was dragging myself along, getting her to school this past Wednesday, we had one of those days where there was a big Muni delay (I believe a “mysterious… read more

The monster

I was really excited as this week started. I picked up some smaller trays for the extra wooden silhouettes, and it felt like my “palette” of people was together. I worked on some more of the backgrounds. And started throwing people around on them. My daughter and I found this great floor mat in a… read more