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Best Laid Plans

I have the most interesting experiences on the days when I have my French conversation class. Take today, for example: I was proud of myself for getting out of the apartment in good time, taking the shortest route to class… 790 more words


petticoats, piccadils, passages

Streets in England are a delightful change from those named after Midwest rodents, like Possum Run, or Otter Road. They’re named after lovely old ruffly things; petticoats and piccadils. 31 more words


Central Park Winter Dusk

24×18 Photo-Intaglio print of a manipulated photo that I took this winter in Central Park.

I was trying to capture the twisted textures of the trees, contrasting the distant urban skyline, but the photo process filled in the trees as a flat black, and the emphasis is now on the dramatic sky contrasting the exciting weave of shadows on the walkway.   19 more words


Washington Park Facing East - Mezzotint and Drypoint

10″ x 8″ Mezzotint and drypoint from copper plate.  The mezzotint rocker took days to create a velvety black, into which I burnished to lighten areas, and then use the diamond-tipped tool to scratch in the dark lines and control the darks.   72 more words


La Rambla Drypoint

12″ x 9″ drypoint in copper plate of Barcelona’s famous walk on “La Rambla” late at night.


Granada Cafe Drypoint

My first drypoint, Fall 2013, scratching into copper plate, with another view of the street in the old Granada neighborhood.


15 Holmes Oval South Block Print

Side entrance to our first house on Holmes Oval.  9’x12″ Linoleum Block print on paper. 2014

Intended to be the sister print to the Back Walkway to our next home.