Instruction Book finished (B&W version)
I referred to a possible instruction book at the end of this Kickstarter campaign for the photogravure project (Grand Canyon Gravure). The book was written over the summer, then lost... Read more
Sepia and Thalo Black editions completed...
I spent the winter pulling proofs, making minor adjustments that improved the quality of the prints over the initial B.A.T. proof made in the Fall. Now, each plate has an... Read more
Today is the first day I have electricity/internet. Everything went out on Thursday instead of Monday. There was a little pocket, one town north, that had power before everyone else,... Read more
All backer rewards are sent (plus Grand Canyon trip #2 planned)
Most of you guys should have your rewards in hand by now. There were a few cyanotypes that I needed to make again because I am being a bit picky... Read more
List of past Gallery Shows
from the past year, listed by title of art work:
"Winter Canyon" has been shown at Open Shutter Gallery (Colorado), Washington Printmakers Gallery (DC, MD), Photoworks Gallery (DC, MD), Kawanhee... Read more
Thank You cards are ready. Waiting on stickers.
I have all the the small cyanotype cards almost ready to go. Some of them just need some bleaching/toning.
The ARTandWATER stickers are being designed and printed as I... Read more
cyanotype video and a promise
I was working on a video that showed the photogravure technique I am using. It got kind of long and convoluted so I have decided to revisit the plan for... Read more
Monhegan Island cyanotypes ($10 backer reward option)
To expand the reward options even further, here are some cyanotypes from Monhegan Island, Maine. There are toned ones too, but they are so fresh that they can't be scanned... Read more
Camp Kawanhee cyanotypes ($10 backer reward option)
since Kawanhee folks have been asking me about this project I thought that I'd make some camp-specific rewards in addition to the Grand Canyon related rewards...
...cyanotypes (toned and... Read more
20% there. We are on our way!
I'm very excited and flattered that enough people have pledged, and the project is 20% funded.
Thank you to everyone who has participated so far. You are the reason... Read more
original photogravures vs digital reprints
(webcam alert: things are backwards in this video, much like a digi negative)
This video is just me talking again, explaining the difference between the real hand-made photogravures and the... Read more
cyanotype originals vs. reprints
(everything in the video is reversed because I'm using the webcam built into my computer)
I wanted to explain the difference between the hand-made original cyanotypes and the archival digital... Read more
preview of the photogravures
All of the completed photogravures so far are held up to the webcam so you can get an alternate view of them and decide which ones you want.
I did... Read more
I thought some people might like to see a more personal take on this project, as well as get to know what I am doing this summer to keep moving... Read more