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  • I bet you can

    I bet you can guess who this is. Yup, it’s Harriet Tubman. I’ve been doing a lot of taking this… And making it this. Along the way, it’s been hard not to…

  • Step

    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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Easy chairs

    This past Monday I finally got the last of the furniture I was selling out of my studio. The last items were two arm chairs that had been blocking that big doorway…

  • The single candle

    Are you in search of a sonically damaging drawing experience? I have the perfect materials for you! This week I embarked on testing surfaces for my new Cultivate pieces. They’re currently on…

  • The wrench

    I continued at my snail’s pace in the studio this week, experimenting a bit with the new backgrounds. If you look at this one a little closer, you can see one of…

  • Not fast

    Restriction. Pressure. Those words sound so negative. But if you’re pushing against something and suddenly take that thing away…well, we all know what happens. I didn’t fall on my face, but a…

  • Where was I?

    After taking an accidental blog vacation for two weeks, thanks to both positive (familial) and negative (server fail) situations, this week I conducted an extensive experiment into what you can screw up…