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  • Starting now

    It’s a strange world. As I continued to gather photos this week, I was reminded that better minds than mine have tried to understand it. They’ve made some progress too. From Tagore…

  • 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…

  • What the ship is for

    Heavy-duty canvas should always be stored in a roll. I of course completely ignored this rule and stored mine all folded up in the top of the closet. That means I got…

  • Things hold

    First, let me start by saying that everyone in my family is currently perfectly healthy. However, last week I had a mammogram that came up with some suspicious findings. I have a…

  • The words again

    I wasn’t doing much that’s interesting to look at this week, but while creating tons of silhouettes and converting them into vector art in Illustrator, I had the opportunity to listen to…

  • Education and experience

    I have been tied up with some challenges with my daughter’s school, and right now don’t feel capable of much writing besides, “Waaah,” or maybe “f*** this!” Not necessarily in that order.…

  • Race you

    Yesterday I didn’t feel up to being very vertical, thanks to a cold, so I spent a number of hours lying down, creating outlines of silhouettes and batching them in Illustrator, so…

  • Sore thumbs

    This week I took on building ten new stretchers (wooden frames for stretching canvas). The stretcher bars were given to me a number of years ago by my good friend David Friedheim,…