Student Work: Sketchbook Boot Camp

Posted on Jul 1, 2017 in art, Blog, teaching | One Comment
Student Work: Sketchbook Boot Camp

We had a great time teaching at Tennessee Governor’s School for the Arts for two weeks in June! This is our third year teaching workshops at Governor’s School, which takes place at Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, TN for four weeks in June each summer. We were also visiting artists four years ago as […]

Hand Cut Stencil Screenprinting

Posted on Jul 12, 2016 in art, Blog, teaching | No Comments
Hand Cut Stencil Screenprinting

This post has been written for a workshop I’m teaching at Southeast Missouri State University as part of Art Academy, July 13th-14th. If you are interested in easy, fast, and green ways to start screenprinting at home, check out our post for our last screenprinting workshop at Tennessee Governor’s School for the Arts, particularly the […]

New Screenprints by Governor’s School Students!

Posted on Jun 23, 2016 in art, Blog, teaching | 2 Comments
New Screenprints by Governor’s School Students!

On day two of the workshop, the students are already off to a great start!

Screenprinting Workshop

Posted on Jun 19, 2016 in art, Blog, DIY, teaching | 2 Comments

Basic Screenprinting with Stencils and Photoemulsion In the next week and a half, we will focus on basic screenprinting techniques utilizing photoemulsion and, if desired, hand cut stencils to create colorful, multi-layer images on paper. Our objectives will be to create a 2- or 3-layered print utilizing lettering and animal imagery including a key layer […]

I’m Very Nearly Awesome: The Knight Who Nearly

Posted on Jan 16, 2016 in Blog, life, offspring, rants, teaching | No Comments
I’m Very Nearly Awesome: The Knight Who Nearly

So much has changed in the last few years! I was looking through old Blog Post Drafts, and I found this gem about how I very nearly was awesome in 2013. Three years later, I’m in my second year of teaching printmaking fulltime and have a wonderful little boy. I feel like now Blake has […]

We’re Moving! – Why are you not surprised?

Posted on Apr 17, 2014 in Blog, life, teaching, travel | 6 Comments

“Once you’d resolved to go, there was nothing to it at all.” ― Jeannette Walls, The Glass Castle “Moving” blog posts have become quite a familiar topic on our site. Blake and I started out in disparate places, he in Iowa (the blue) and I in Georgia (the pink.) All of the orange markers in […]

Altered Book Sketchbook Project

Posted on Mar 21, 2014 in art | No Comments
Altered Book Sketchbook Project

It’s been a long time, folks. Teaching full-time, traveling, making art, living apart–I’m keeping busy. Yes, “living apart” fits in that list. Everything takes longer and costs more separately–cooking, washing up, running errands. There’s no backup. I’ve also been cheating on you, blog, with Instagram. Yes, we finally joined the 21st century with smart phones, […]

Keep the Sunscreen Packed: I’m Moving to Mississippi

Posted on Dec 15, 2013 in life, teaching | 2 Comments

[googlemaps https://maps.google.com/maps/ms?msa=0&msid=208317487428128910857.0004d9643d4e2b3c1976c&ie=UTF8&t=h&ll=30.467614,-89.055176&spn=3.31395,4.669189&z=7&output=embed&w=425&h=350] Well, I’m finally unpacking my suitcase that I packed to move to the United Arab Emirates earlier this year. As y’all know, that particular prospect didn’t work out. However, I’m happy to say that instead of merely unpacking said suitcase (a task which I put off finishing for nearly 5 months,) I can […]

Flocking to the Pump: New Mini Drawings

Posted on Sep 20, 2013 in art | No Comments
Flocking to the Pump: New Mini Drawings

Since January, I’ve been working on a new series of works called Flocking to the Pump. You can see the main works in the series in this earlier post, All of This Happened, More or Less. Four of them are currently on display in the 17th Annual No Dead Artists Juried Exhibition at Jonathan Ferrara Gallery in New […]

Recent Collaborations: Working on Working Together

Posted on Sep 18, 2013 in art | 4 Comments
Recent Collaborations: Working on Working Together

It’s been a long time since I have contributed to this blog aside from snarky comments for Hannah as she diligently keeps up with posting. Hannah says that’s OK because I’m busy ’cause I have a job; I say that’s me being lazy and handing the reigns over to my social media director (her). I’m […]