Sunday, December 19, 2010

The Woodblock Bug

I've caught the woodblock printing bug: a combination of recent research in early modern Asian and Italian Renaissance art. Here's my first incision and print. I'm crazy about this form, a combination of my three favorite mediums: drawing, painting, and sculpting... Its reproducibility is eerily enticing too... Makes me feel exponentially creative (the empowering feeling of art's commodification?). At any rate, I've got the fever. And the only remedy is more cowbell...

Sunday, December 12, 2010

Drawing at Centre

I've been sitting in on our local Centre professor Sheldon Tapley's studio sessions. He has been gracious enough to let another artistically-inclined colleague to stretch out his fingers and bludgeon his pencils. It's been fun getting back into figure drawing.