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Upcoming events.

My work will be featured in the Juror’s Choice show at Uforge Gallery in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts during the month of August. The opening reception will be Thursday, August 7th 6-8 p.m. I will also be participating in 21st annual … Continue reading

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Mezzotint: Color trial proof.

The plate has been worked and now I’m moving into the printing phase. My plan is for the final print to be in color and I’ve been experimenting with color applications and different papers. The colors I’ve chosen are a … Continue reading

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Mezzotint: Test print!

I always find it very exciting to pull the first test print from a new plate, especially when I’m working with a new technique. I pulled a test print from the mezzotint plate I’ve been working and am pleased with … Continue reading

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2014 Projects: Collagraph

I often work on more than one plate at a time. I enables me to work creatively in different ways. The mezzotint work requires a very methodical and precise way of working. To counter this, I started working on some … Continue reading

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Mezzotint: working on the image

After working the plate this past week, I inked and printed a test print. The ink was applied with a roller and worked into the plate texture with a clean piece of tarlatan, which is a stiff, open-weave cotton fabric … Continue reading

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Mezzotint: rocking the plate

After my last post, a friend of mine expressed interest in this process so I decided to add more detail on how I’m creating the matrix plate for my mezzotint. ¬†Here is a close-up of the serrations on the rocker. … Continue reading

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2014 Projects: Mezzotint

Starting a new project: mezzotint! Mezzotint is an intaglio process that uses tools instead of acid to create the image.¬†Because I can’t have acid in my studio, mezzotint is an attractive printmaking method. The initial reference I used is Ross … Continue reading

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Welcome to my site.

Printmaking enables the artist to engage in progressive experimentation like few other mediums. As such, my work often explores variations on a visual theme in order to capture just the right mood, or to reflect our own changing perspectives. My … Continue reading

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