The Peas and the Pomegranate panels have made their way up the hill to Mike’s back yard. I still haven’t seen them in place up there (car troubles – I don’t want to drive too far from home – I’m afraid I won’t make it back!), but Mike says they look great. Here’s a picture of the Grapes panel. My original drawing was for a … Continue reading Grapes
Here’s my second panel. I keep futzing with it…..not quite happy with it yet, but it’s almost there. One thing that happens with this sort of drawing (or with carving a linoleum block for block printing) is that you really do need to sort of step back from what you’re doing now and then and make sure you’ve got your positive and negative spaces sorted … Continue reading Pomegranate
I haven’t written in a few days because the Artograph Projector arrived in the mail and I’ve been so excited about being able to continue with the project, I haven’t stopped working on it. But, I’ve taken pictures along the way to share with you. Here’s the progress: After having impatiently waited for nightfall, I closed the blinds and shut the door to my room … Continue reading Untangled Snag
Snags! Already I’m hitting snags! Ah well, it’s not so bad as all that. As it turns out, the mossy green is a bit lighter than we’d hoped for. Mike went down to the paint store after painting a few panels to see if they could adjust the colour, but they were hesitant what with so much of the gallon being used up. He asked … Continue reading Snags!
Okay…so,…my first attempt to enter a post in this blog completely by myself without my son holding my hand went totally haywire. I had entered some text, then I wanted to insert a couple of pictures and figured out how to do that, but ended up inserting them in the middle of a sentence and realized I probably had left the cursor in the middle … Continue reading The Art Project