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Experimenting with camera settings and Photoshop: suminagashi prints

I’ve been taking photos of the last suminagashi batch so that if and when I cut them apart, I won’t miss them.  ;)  (Part of the nature of… 262 more words


All right! Getting better at suminagashi

Yeys. ;) I had another go with the suminagashi tonight. Overall, this batch looks much better than the first — though again, I was doing it with little sunlight remaining.  1,135 more words


Return to suminagashi

I’ve just gotten through my first suminagashi (Japanese ink marbling) attempt since…the time I first learned the technique, years ago.  It’s pretty simple, and fairly fast:  my biggest problem was not having the space to let as many prints dry as possible.  908 more words



A black and white study of special effects using single brushstrokes.

Goal: Explore new brushes, tools, and materials for creating bold effects.


1. Gather new materials… 126 more words

The Experiments

(almost the) First linocut done since high school!

I am trying not to title this post “Bahaha,” though I’m sure you’ll be able to sense my excitement!

I was able to take a trip out to the little art store I wished to go to.  1,305 more words


Decoupage: An art technique perfect for developing your child's fine motor skills

Decoupage is an art technique used to decorate an object using paper cut outs and glue. This is a great activity to develop your child’s fine motor skills. 100 more words

My Classroom

Would You Call this Cheating?

The good new is that… after a long gap I’m back at my so called studio! I’ve already had a few attempts this year, but these resulted in loads of… 480 more words