Leave a Comment · Posted on September 6, 2012
The Japanese phrase “wasure-mono” translates directly as “forget-thing”, like an umbrella on a train, or a jellied quince in a hotel fridge in Izmir (long story). I don’t think we have an equivalent phrase in English. A memento mori encourages us to remember death. If you absentmindedly forgot death, perhaps just left it behind like […]
2 Comments · Posted on August 30, 2012
Elementary school teachers often guide their students through simple arts-and-crafts printmaking using supermarket meat trays: It is a little ironic that such a highly-technical, modern material as closed-cell Styrofoam can create such a warm, soft texture when rolled with ink. I thought it might be interesting to take it up a level and try a […]
Leave a Comment · Posted on July 23, 2012
These guys ended up with glummer expressions than they really had. I added a watercolour texture as an experiment in combining digital lines with traditional elements. The texture comes from inkandtexture.com, a site I run that supplies free inks and textures for digital artists.