I have been playing about with printmaking for a little while now. I made a couple larger stamps and used speedball ink and a roller to print them. It was fun and they looked nice, but meh. At some point along the way, I joined a linocut board on facebook. I have been absorbing as … More Block prints and oil inks
Carvers, like many other groups of people are creatures of habit. We tend to do things the same way every time, once we settle on a method and/or tools that we like. The problem with that is that, every once in awhile, this comes to a screeching halt when someone sticks a wrench in the … More Creatures of Habit (with guest write up by YUKE)
I have lived in Endwell, NY for about 5 years now. The summer we moved into our house, I also discovered letterboxing. I found letterboxing while searching for something cheap to do with my kids, my friend and her kids. We ended up find our first box just over the hill in Johnson City at … More Amos and Anne
Carving takes a long time, but painting stamped images takes me much longer, especially when I am planning to make quite a few cards. In these cases, a layered image seems to make sense. I have on… Source: Layered Poinsettia Stamp for Christmas Cards
Here goes nothing! I made a video of how I do an acetone transfer of my image onto my carving block. For anyone who can stand to listen to me, here it is:
Chiefk, Evie (my Belgian friend) and I decided to take a road trip to Centralia, PA. Centralia is a ghost town due to a coal mine fire that has been burning underground there since the 1960s. They say the fire will burn for another 250 years before it runs out of fuel. There are a few … More Centralia, PA
“We will remain lost, wandering souls until we can look each other in the eye and smile.” ― Marty Rubin Perhaps you like to explore? Maybe you have an open mind? If you have both and a slightly brave disposition, I invite you to explore the greenest of neighborhoods around. You may even be surprised by … More A creepy clue for you?