|Persimmon, Shells & Whiskey Decanters 6.25x9 Linocut with Watercolor & Colored Pencils|
This Saturday night, September 28, I'll be exhibiting three watercolors and one collagraph (alongside 64 other artists) at the Ryman Arts' Affair of the Art fundraising exhibit. You can still get tickets to attend the gala, and read more details about Herb Ryman, Disney & the program in this newsletter.
|Adding watercolor to the linocut (artist's proof)|
|Drying prints in the studio|
|Pulling a test proof on newsprint (with matboard under and on top|
of the print as it goes through the press to reduce
warp, stutter & squish in the printed image.)
|Rolling ink on the plate with a Takach brayer|
|Adding Akua Mag Mix to Akua Intaglio ink so I can use it on a relief print|
|Using Flexcut gouges to carve the plate|
|Drawing on a grid, and adding halftones with ink washes|
|Cutting a 6x9 piece from a roll of unmounted linoleum|
Ira Glass of This American Life on Creativity
This is a partial transcript of Ira talking about Creativity and the Building Blocks of a Great Story. It applies as well to pretty much all creative endeavors. If you want to hear & watch the entire piece (4 segments of about 5 minutes each), watch him on Youtube.