What’s in a Line-O-Type? Ask Ottmar Mergenthaler…
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What’s in a Line-O-Type? Ask Ottmar Mergenthaler…

Just had a chance to sit down and watch the incredible documentary Linotype: The Film by director/producer Doug Wilson and cinematographer/editor Brandon Goodwin (audio and sound by Jess Heugel). Filmmakers Wilson and Goodwin deftly capture the spirit of the Linotype, Ottmar Mergenthaler’s 1890 invention that forever changed human communication. They achieve this feat through both the visceral … Continue reading

Some travel collage inspirations recently found….
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Some travel collage inspirations recently found….

here are a few travel collages I found online which I thought were nice. They’ve included tickets, stubs, and other written scraps which I thought about including and now after seeing a few examples I probably will. I also like the patina over some of the collages, and effect I will try to achieve with … Continue reading

Taking cues from a master….
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Taking cues from a master….

…in this case the “third” Cubist painter, Juan Gris. I really love the way he fractures his still lifes and breaks the boundaries between shapes and patterns. In my head, these are the kinds of things I’d hoped to accomplish with my fish still life. Hopefully by studying a few of his works I can … Continue reading

you can find a tiny little rainbow…
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you can find a tiny little rainbow…

…in every scale. One of the reasons I was happy to pick the fish still life as the subject of our Cubism project. Red snapper is the perfect iconic “art” fish…the translucent reds and pinks alongside the shimmering scales and the tiny yet savage teeth (they’re sharp…I already found out!)…this fish is crying out for … Continue reading