Here is the story of a pear. Three and a half years ago I started and then abandoned a drawing project. The beginnings sat in my portfolio. I put off […]
Early last May, I started work on the drawing of a cicada. Summer and the end of classes intervened before the project could be finished. The only progress made was […]
There’s a new bug in town… Work has started on a cicada drawing. Once it’s done, we’ll put up a sequence of photos, from this one to “done”. Stay tuned.
There are many solipsistic locations on our planet: Paris, London, Peking, New York City — even Martha’s Vineyard. Humans will always tend to think “Who else but me? Where else but here?” […]
The walls of San José have many faces. Or is that multi-faces? Some faces are surreal Some are cartoonish. Some are noble, beautiful, and mysterious. What is this? Queen Nefertiti […]
When you spend enough time walking in the woods, or search sufficiently in swamps, finding bones becomes a sure thing. On the most recent swamp expedition, I found two deer skeletons. To […]
Since 2006, one of the pleasures and touchstones of my life has been studying natural history drawing. Once or twice a week I meet with others, from 9:30 to 11:30 […]