The Antithesis of Mud - Letterpress / Smoke trails
Statement on the four elements. Mud is made of earth and water, smoke is made of water and fire.
Bound Crow - Relief / Skimming / Collage
When I am printing relief and stencils I will sometimes flip the plate over and run a ghost print in positive and negative.
Communist Crow - Relief / Stencil
I acquired a Russian book published in 1956. I have no idea what it is really about but the maps and diagrams look like old weather patterns. I tear out the pages and print on them. This was a spur of the moment print when I was working on a different crow series and used the crow plate as a stencil on a black plate just to see what it would look like. The the the star was just a little plate sitting around on my table.
Spiritual Truths - Relief / Letterpress / Collage
Not as much experimental as a combination of techniques. The yellow and lace are each separate relief runs and the skull and text are letterpress. The purple band is collaged and the diamonds are stenciled. Jewels have been used to symbolize spiritual truths.