I watched my classmates hurry to work, chatting happily, as if the prospect of carving into a block of linoleum was going to be easy and fun. I gripped my trusty eraser, tapped my foot against the table leg and tried to imagine the most magnificent block print design the world had ever seen, but I was frozen with fear. I could not get my pencil to move. I drew a blank until the bell rang.Read More
Well, I know it's been a good day when I realize my hands are covered in ink.
I've posted my 2nd January print in my Print Shop.
Maybe you've been stuck inside because of the weather. Maybe you just feel stuck or cold or you've been waiting to feel the sunlight on your shoulders. Maybe Albert Camus can remind you... we create so much light on our own. Your light is invincible! I hope you know that.
Also, I'm offering my blockprinting class at half off with the coupon code: YES
2014 marks some great new endeavors. My dear friend and fellow adjunct professor, Jessica Danger, and I have decided to start our own Literary Art Journal. Why? Why not. It's just time to create more visible work while building artistic community at the same time. My brother, Spencer, designed our logo. I'm so excited to show it to you and you will definitely be hearing more about it soon as we set up our website. Our first print issue is due out 4/1/14 and so far is filling up with really incredible artists and writers! I can't wait for you to meet them.