I got a kit for making a paper box last week. It was from Books by Hand. They have a number of kits for making books/albums and boxes using book board, book cloth, and decorative papers. Ben Franklin sells the kits. Mostly they sell complete kits but if you scout around you can find kits […]
This little harlequin dancer is sitting on my worktable waiting for a face. That’s always the hard part. I started with the doll parts and some fancy red and gold paper that became her tights. Then she got a skirt. I started with some organza and cut two layers. the upper layer is notched and then the […]
Our recent vacation gave Jim the chance to take a lot of pictures of motorcycles and riders on the proverbial “closed course.” Some of them are in fact “professional riders.” I now have tons of uncluttered photos to work with. Hence the creation of a new series of work, this time in engineered paper. First […]
On my way back to my interrupted vacation in Oaxaca I had the chance to upgrade my DFW to MEX flight to business class. I *love* business class. The only thing better than the leg room is the refuge from the “cheap as we can make it” ethos of coach. Including this lovely little bit […]
Each time I am in Oaxaca I stop into the Casa De La Ciudad. There is always something interesting in the little sala to the right of the entrance. When I was last there (September 2008) it was the exhibition ‑Los Libres, Los Viajes, y El Tiempo (Books, Travels, and Time — roughly) The problem of how […]
…coming soon… it’ sitting in the press getting flat. Meanwhile here are the graphics for the covers of “(K) Kicks” The book pretty much sucks — it’s a one day after all. But I like the graphics.
After a long time sitting on the table in 5 or 6 pieces the Guadalupe/Sirena shrine has finally come together. I never did find a place for the rose petals. A couple of details. My hand colored and glittered Virginsita. The oddly appealing Chicken Boy.