Friday, January 24, 2014

Work in Progress..."Open Water"

 I've begun working on a new artist's book using an old book of navigation maps of the Kanawha River of West Virginia published by the Army Corps of Engineers in 1950.  A series of water-related collages will be mounted on the river map pages, perhaps interspersed with brief text.

Here are a few of the collages I've been working on:

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Sweep Out the Old...Some Miscellaneous Pieces Left Over from 2013...

 Northern Lights

 On the Beach

 Lizard Man 2

 My Alligator Purse Has Pink Houndstooth Lining

 My Sacrifice

 Starman in the City

Where Is Science Going? (Max Planck 1932)


Sunday, January 5, 2014

Snow Baby

And now I am listening hard
in the grandiose silence of the snow…

--- from “Snow Day” by Billy Collins

Saturday, January 4, 2014


Kollage Kit wanted some new year's resolutions, so here's mine.  I'll try really hard to keep this one...

Friday, January 3, 2014

Cocktails at the Gates of Hell

An engraving by Gustave Dore called the "Gates of Hell" makes a lovely cocktail spot for the murderous jaguar from a Diego Rivera mural, a sword-swallowing albino by Diane Arbus, and some genteel but thirsty ladies...

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

New Year, New Sketchbook

Most of my collage work, when finished, gets added to my latest sketchbook.  Here is the cover of the latest one (#11) and the first collage to reside inside.

 Cover Journal No. Eleven

This Is How Her Soul Feels (Self-Portrait No. 4)