Sep 04

Fake Rock 2

fake rock 2

This is the second fake rock I did. I wanted the three of them to be as different from one another as possible, except for the glaze color and the concept. I started, again, by smashing the clay against a tree to give it texture, and then I put it on the wheel to carve …

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Aug 29

Proof Print Crows

red crows proof prints

Once I finished the silk screen, I wanted to do a proof print to see how it turned out. I use block printing ink for this, as I have a lot of it in different colors. ┬áSince I didn’t want to do it for nothing, I printed the crows onto some blank notecards I’d bought …

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Aug 28

Book Review: My Stroke of Insight

My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist’s Personal Journey by Jill Bolte Taylor I’d heard about this book on the radio when it came out in 2006, but never got a chance to read it until I came across a cheap copy in a discount bin. (Winos have to make do with cheap wine, book-gluttons …

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Aug 24

Book Review: In Praise of Stay at Home Moms

In Praise of Stay-at-Home Moms by Laura Schlessinger I chose to be a stay-at-home mom, and did so for more than a decade, so it came as a surprise to me that a book dedicated to lauding my decision would piss me off so much. I’m giving it three starts, because I enjoyed reading it. …

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Aug 22

Tee Shirt Crows

tee shirt crows

This is kind of a weird picture, because it’s a selection of the tee shirts that I silkscreened my crow onto. I’ll post pictures of the crow later, a close up and some cards that I did. This is actually a new image, not the same crow that I did earlier. I had done the …

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