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New Image Transfers on Etsy

The newest skill I’ve picked up is the alcohol inkjet transfer technique, which uses Staples decals and rubbing alcohol and not much else.  It seemed like a really effective technique for presenting nude imagery since it has a painterly feel on watercolor, basically dissolving the ink off the decal. 14 more words



This is one of the pieces that I have done this year.


Images of Chance

As I’ve worked in the wet plate collodion process, I’ve accumulated many images that show extreme effects of chemical reactions and accidents of the process.  These are among my favorites. 227 more words

Wet Plate Collodion

Jimmy - Pensive

It happens to every child – the endless energy signals that it is time to momentarily shut down and allow the mind to try to figure out the world surrounding them. 83 more words

Alternative Process

Portrait of my mother

For Mother’s Day this year, I decided to print an old portrait of my mother as a gum bichromate print.  This is the first attempt, and I am seeing that I need to use a less textured paper… although, the scanner seems to exaggerate the texture a bit.  8 more words

Gum Bichromate

Learning Wordpress and encaustic

Ah. Finals. And trying to learn WordPress! Sadly I found out that I can’t use WordPress with my Google ad sense account!!!! 😢 Do I have the wrong info? 81 more words