I don’t think celebrate is the right word for what I’m thinking today — perhaps deeply acknowledge is better? Regardless, I am aware of the anniversary of the landing of Apollo 11 on the Moon along with my departure for the CIA a month or so later. In the middle of all this, in 1969 […]

My co-conspirator in this blog, Doug Garnett, and his son Sam Garnett, have begun filming a documentary about my work. Doug has directed national TV commercials and Sam is an excellent videographer and editor. (Here’s a clip with us busily at work in my studio.) It has been exciting to see film about my work begin […]

I’m pleased to announce there are a few spaces still available in our second summer workshop this year which will be held July 29 – August 2, 2019. Detailed discussion of the workshop is included in this PDF brochure Sketchbook Workshops_2019. The brochure also includes the registration form. The workshop is appropriate for the beginner as […]

TX83 was made in 2014. It is a Drum-Leaf™ binding, non-sewn and on laminated rag paper. Individual folios were split at the fold and regrouped to form novel configurations. The paper was treated with gelatin and acrylic resin and the instrument drawing was made using ink, graphite and pigments. Several of the experiments in this […]

The books and drawings that I make are, I am told, eccentric. I make them using archaic techniques and using tools for industrial or architectural design. The resulting drawings create their own category. It is difficult to ascertain with precision just what is is going on — which is my intent. (All art benefits from […]

I recently introduced a new work, SCORE, which can be seen at the Lilly Library at Indiana University then posted a walk-through of the piece. Although artistic process really can’t be fully explained, I enjoy hearing artists talk about their processes because I find that hints and helps come about. So with that in mind… […]

Last week I posted about my new work, SCORE, delivered to the Lilly Library at Indiana University. Today I wanted to share more images from the book in a bit of a guided tour. At the same time the following descriptions offer insight into the music which accompanies SCORE. What is the work? My primary […]