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Pages 5/7/12

Detail of the right spread. Detail of the left spread. Here are a few altered book spreads I did over the weekend. Mixed media, painting and collage on an old […]

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Pages 5/3/12

Not too much going on in the studio right now. I’ve posted a page I am working on in an old journal. I’m working on priming some pages in a […]

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Pages 05/1/12

“Big Hair Day” by Cindy Couling A few months ago I was approached by an author to use a photo of one of my ceramic pieces on her book cover. […]

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Pages 4/30/12

Self portrait collage for a swap I am in. Size is 4X6. The person hosting this swap is going to mount it on a 5X7 book. We also had to […]

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Pages 4/28/12

Here are the test prints colorized with Prismacolor Markers. It’s pretty cool testing out different color palettes. With the stamps, you can print alot, play alot and not worry about […]

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Pages 4/27/12

Carved this face out of soft kut linoleum last night. I had a small peice on my art table forever and since I wanted to busy my hands, I carved […]

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Pages 4/23/12

A couple more finished visual journal pages. Both for a round robin I am in. Not sure now, looking at the ‘Secret’ pages if I need to go back and […]

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Pages 4/20/12

Been working on some round robin journal spreads this week. Top design is for the ‘Malice in Wonderland’ themed altered book. It’s been fun messing around with a darker theme. […]

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Pages 4/16/12

Here’s a finished spread in my personal art visual journal. It’s the last one to finish before I do the cover. Top image is closest to the true colors in […]

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Pages 4/12/12

Well, I finished the page last night. I used the cut up piece I showed you guys yesterday. I layered in a bunch of acrylic paints and pastels and then […]

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Pages 4/11/12

This was a weird little picture that came out of altering a magazine image. Almost spooks me out. Well, wait … yeah it spooks me out. I covered this with […]

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Pages 4/3/12

A couple visual journal pages for a round robin I am in. Bottom skeleton hand incorporates a stamp made by another artist for a stamp swap we were in. Ironically, […]

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Pages 3/30/12

This is another altered book spread I’ve been working on for a ‘Dark Art’ round robin I am in. The book’s theme is ‘Malice in Wonderland’ and it examines the […]

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Pages 3/26/12

I wanted to share with you some of the things I’ve been doing with those linoleum block stamps I’ve been carving over the past couple of weeks. Once you carve […]

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Pages 3/22/12

Carved another stamp last night. These lino block stamps are certainly addicting to make. I can’t stop carving. There’s something relaxing about guiding that carving tool along the block. The […]

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Pages 3/20/12

Here are a couple journal pages I’ve been working on lately. These are actually within an altered book for a round robin I am in. What do you think? The […]

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Pages 3/19/12

Another journal page I am working on. I started with a magazine photo and painted over it with acrylic paints. Then went back in with a white gel paint on […]

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Pages 3/18/12

Been making carved stamps today. I’ve used soft cut Lino blocks and speedball cutters to make these. Then I used a StazOn ink pad to test the prints. This way […]

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Pages 3/12/12

Altered book spread I did tonight. A bit spooky and still needs some text. But a good start.

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Pages 3/5/12

Here are a few more pages of the journal I’ve been working on. Big fun. I’m enjoying working  on paper again.

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Pages 2/23/12

Here’s a fun journal page I worked on last night. Mixed media, collage and paints with copic pens.

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Pages 02/12/12

Well, looking better! At least I have a surface to work on. I went to OSH and got some organizer baskets so I can keep things in one place instead […]

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Pages 2/11/12

OK, when there’s no room on the art table to make art you know it’s time to clean. My goal this weekend is to make some room on my desk […]

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Inspired by Leonard Cohen’s “Who by Fire”. I love this wonderful song. The imagery and creativity and thought put into the words. Illustration is a play on life and death […]

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Poc Chuc Restaurant in San Francisco. Graffiti covered van in San Francisco. Building downtown SF. City Hall, San Francisco. Crossing the Golden Gate. Sculpture at the hotel’s garden. Sculpture at […]

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