Finished my charcoal Snow Leopard. Love the intensity in the eyes. Prints available. Click this link.
Started drawing a snow leopard. I work on charcoal stuff in brief moments between doing everything else, so here are my first two moments spent on this drawing. If I weren’t legally blind I could get this done faster. (First two sittings on drawing.)
Five hour night at gallery in Denver, CO meeting over 3,200 new friends, collectors and answering questions about my monofilament and abstract linear techniques. Friend snapped photo sometime during evening. I almost lost my voice before the night was over, but talking with people at gallery shows and sharing my monofilament and abstract linear works is
SO, when someone repairs a break in ivory and doesn’t do it properly, the joint is almost always an ugly mess and it eventually breaks again at the same spot – and then it gets sent to me for proper restoration. Problem is that I must first mechanically remove all the old glue that was
To understand why scrimshaw is both valuable and collectible, we must first and foremost recognize that scrimshaw is art, and art has value for its own sake. Also, unlike painting, scrimshaw has often been done on a unique canvas of ivory, a canvas far more valuable than any foundation of stretched cloth or linen. But