Today I finished printing EVERYTHING for the snorkeling book. That includes the inside pages, the title page, end page, endpaper and cover. I even comped up two books. When you make books manually, there’s a lots of different ways you can mess up. I’ll have to be careful when assembling all twenty-some books that I … Read More
Went to a figure drawing session last night . I actually was tired due to walking several miles to get to the session. Don’t feel I drew too well. Here are some 5 minute and ten minute sketches I did.
I did some sketching at the Metropolitan Museum of art today. I have a few more pages of sketches, but I think by the end of the day, I was getting tired of drawing. I hadn’t gone to the art museum in a year, and i forgot how inspiring it can be. I mostly stayed … Read More
Today I finished printing the last page of my children’s book about snorkeling (which you can see in my “work” page). I still need to print the title page , the end papers, and the cover, but the end of this project is within sight. I first started working on this project in February, and … Read More
It was last year, on my trip to Egypt, that I started sketching on location. Part of the reason was that I broke my camera on my second day in Egypt and so had no choice but to draw draw draw. Although it frustrated me that my drawing weren’t like the “real” thing, I realized … Read More
These are mosly sketches of my dog, a Jack Russell.
Because many people don’t know what silkscreen printing is, I’ll do a brief primer on it. I took some photos at the School of Visual Arts printshop to help illustrate some confusing passages. Silkscreen Printing is printing an image through the use of a silk mesh stretched over a frame(called silkscreen). Unlike most printing methods … Read More
This is my first site that is a wordpress blog. All of my past sites were static pages which I coded myself using HTML and CSS. This site also uses a design I created myself, and I kept it simple because I anticipated being a bit overwhelmed with WordPress. All the files on the server … Read More