Painting

Fire!

This is another gouache painting that I made this week. I had no specific plan other than to irreverently remove the black ink layer from a small prepared scratchboard, apply gouache paint to the board and later scrape into the paint! It wasn't until after I saw the painting from afar that I realized it… Continue reading Fire!

drawing, Writing

The Care of Latent Kittens 7

The Care of Latent Kittens story arose from a dream I had years ago. That story continues here, nearing the end of the sketchbook of writing and line drawings. To read about the dream and what led to this series, go to The Care of Latent Kittens. If you've missed any posts, you can see them… Continue reading The Care of Latent Kittens 7

drawing, Writing

The Care of Latent Kittens 6

Here are sketchbook pages 26 through 30 in the story that arose from a dream I had years ago. There are 44 sketchbook pages in all. To see the background of the writing and sketches, go to The Care of Latent Kittens. From there, you can look through the posts that follow it, if you've missed… Continue reading The Care of Latent Kittens 6

drawing, Writing

The Care of Latent Kittens 5

Here's the fifth post in this series of sketchbook drawings and words about the Care of Latent Kitten course of study. For background and the beginning of the story go to The Care of Latent Kittens. You can then scroll through the next few posts if you've missed any of them til you arrive here. To… Continue reading The Care of Latent Kittens 5

drawing, Writing

The Care of Latent Kittens

In 2010 or so, a dream I had caught my imagination to such a degree that I spent several years writing stories about it. That dream, that I've only referred to in one or two previous posts, was this: I saw a notice attached to a tree trunk at the edge of a woods. The… Continue reading The Care of Latent Kittens

Printmaking

BIMPE XI

I'm a very slow packer who ponders every possible way to prevent damage when I'm mailing artwork or the card decks I sell on etsy. But earlier this week I did send 3 relief prints to another international print exhibition--the eleventh Biennial Miniature Print Exhibition. It's held in Vancouver British Columbia in Canada, with the… Continue reading BIMPE XI