MAKING A BOOK IS LIKE BREAKING GLASS
First, the solid pane of glass.
i can see to the other side,
See the possibilities ahead...
But I can't break through.
I search for an idea, strong and hard,
Robust enough to destroy the glass.
Fracturing it is not enough...
I must smash through.
Next begins the meticulous, painstaking job
Of extracting each sharp shard:
To pass through the breach
Without being torn to shr
A mixed media off-press mono-print, incorporating textures and hand-painting.
A mixed media off-press mono-print, incorporating textures and photo-transfers.
BIRD COMING ALIVE
A classic reduction lino print, done on a letterpress.
THE SEA GIVES BACK OUR GIFTS
This print was created for an invitational print exchange and exhibition at the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art (exCHANGE). An environmental issue that I have been deeply concerned about is the 'garbage sea' in the North Pacific Ocean. This print was in response to the human detritus that I see on my beach walks.
Photopolymer plates on a Challenge Proof Press.