This is what my summer has been like in a nutshell. Hot and sweaty printing litho in Brooklyn, and getting real intimate with pulpy paper pulp in midtown.

Went to Bushwick open studios today; apparently Brooklyn is the place to be these days.

First attempt at Coptic binding, unassisted (except for YouTube) and I only got a little bit of blood on one of the pages! Success!

Attempt at book binding on my kitchen table: part 1

Attempt at book binding on my kitchen table: part 1

and with that, I am officially done with my Junior year. yikes.

Untitled (Backyard), 2014Lithograph7” x 12”

Untitled (Backyard), 2014
Lithograph
7” x 12”

Proofs 1-6 of Untitled (Backyard), 2014
Lithograph 

Post washout, pre roll up. The moment of truth.

Post washout, pre roll up. The moment of truth.

Etching this morning

Etching this morning

Artists’ Proof of 
Wilson Road, 2014Hard ground, aquatint, sugar lift and chine-collé

I added red to Vine black to create a really beautiful almost purple color, but I think the scanner just doesn’t see that color. This is what happens when a printmaker is too used to thinking backwards; when making a chiné-colle template, they forget two negatives make a positive.

Artists’ Proof of 

Wilson Road, 2014
Hard ground, aquatint, sugar lift and chine-collé

I added red to Vine black to create a really beautiful almost purple color, but I think the scanner just doesn’t see that color. This is what happens when a printmaker is too used to thinking backwards; when making a chiné-colle template, they forget two negatives make a positive.