The Evolving Illustration

Books still hold power. Most things you read on the internet are days, if not hours old. The internet is emotional and reactive. Great literature, pored over and polished like a fine stone carving, is emotional and generous. One is a slap, the other a settling in your bones. Both have their place, but a slap without a settle is a bruise that fades tomorrow.

Problem Solving in Printmaking

Hello, and welcome to the inaugural post of my process blog for the creation of hand printed and illustrated editions of The Waves, by Virginia Woolf. 

With process shown through photography, my own work in sketches and final form, and video, this blog depicts my thought process, the problem solving involved in experimentation, and the joys and frustrations of vision fulfilled in unexpected ways. I will also go into brief histories of the processes I'm using, illustrated by work from masters historical and contemporary. 

How to Even Begin Making a Book

Hello, and welcome to the inaugural post of my process blog for the creation of hand printed and illustrated editions of The Waves, by Virginia Woolf. 

With process shown through photography, my own work in sketches and final form, and video, this blog depicts my thought process, the problem solving involved in experimentation, and the joys and frustrations of vision fulfilled in unexpected ways. I will also go into brief histories of the processes I'm using, illustrated by work from masters historical and contemporary.