Sunday, January 31, 2016

Prints of the Year

 My colleague and I dropped off our submissions for the 2016 Prints of the Year Show, that will be held at the Robert Lincoln Levy Gallery in Portsmouth, February 3rd, through the  27th.

We've been taking printmaking classes at the NHIA, for a while, and these are the block prints we are submitting this year. My regular followers know that I really love working on multilayered reductive block prints. These two are my most recent landscape pieces.

 White Mountain Stream
White Mountain Gorge

I couldn't resist added a new photo of Wiley and "friend."

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Illustration Friday "spin"

It has gotten quite wintery here in the last several weeks. There is a layer of snow on the ground and the temperatures have been in the teens many mornings. The hardest part is getting home from work, and then trying to motivate myself to go back out again in the dark and cold to exercise at the Y! I generally do it because I know it's good for me, but I'm already looking forward to spring!

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Illustration Friday "Moon"

This is a piece that I had intended to complete for last week's prompt,"soar" but didn't finish in time. With the addition of a few stars and a moon, it's ready for this week's theme!

Saturday, January 2, 2016

Happy Birthday Mom and A Happy New Year!

       Happy 2016 to all, and a special "Happy Birthday" to my mom on her 80th birthday! 

                        Best wishes for the year ahead, and happy thoughts of all the good memories we carry from the year past!

Sunday, December 20, 2015

Another layer...

I added another layer of ink to the "Heron" print that I've been working on this semester. There will be two more layers of ink before I am completely finished. At this point I need to cut away the parts of the plate that I want to remain that darker green color.

Busy week ahead with three days of work, then a day off before Christmas! Looking forward to Christmas day itself, not so much the things that need to be done before. Enjoyed the traditional carols at church this morning, as well as a sweet children's choir. Brings one back to the reasons for the celebration!