While I Was Away.

I complete one commissioned art piece about once every three years.  While I was away from this blog, I was working on one of these pieces. I love doing these paper-cut pieces.  But while working on this commission, that love was tinged with a certain fear.  I have sold one of these pieces before, but…

Breadcrumbs: Crop-Cycling/2018 Project Rubric

Crop-cycling is a practice that allows farmers to keep their land healthy.  Growing the same crop in the same field over and over again tends to deplete the nutrients in the ground, resulting in poorer and poorer produce.  By changing the kinds of crops grown in a field, farmers are able to optimize the land…

Documentarian Follow-up

I found an example of what I was talking about in the Breadcrumbs: Documentarian post.  Below is the first ever paper-cut piece I made and the most recent. Spooky pumpkin cameo! The first thing I notice about it is the perspective, it’s so tragically off, though it lends a certain charm to it all.  The…

Old signs

By way of explanation, these are older paintings and no longer an accurate representation of what I’m doing currently.  However, I am still really proud of them all.  These are all signs that I have found here in town.  The sign from the Chinese Palace is no longer there.  The whole restaurant, which was every bit…