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I am a freelance sculptor in wood. I use chisels, saws and other tools including photography, digital printing and the internet.
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I photograph pictographs, marinescapes, ikebana, my own sculpture, and leave the files on my hard drive.
Then, I browse images on screen until one speaks to me.
Sometimes I work-up a notion in PhotoShop.
Often, I do nothing with it for a long time -- perhaps until another browsing trail leads me back to it.
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I photograph pictographs, marinescapes, ikebana, my own sculpture, and leave the files on my hard drive.
Then, I browse images on screen until one speaks to me.
Sometimes I work-up a notion in PhotoShop.
Often, I do nothing with it for a long time -- perhaps until another browsing trail leads me back to it.
Finally it might become a simple inkjet print, or a PhotoShop project, or a chiseled carving.
Often I take pictures of the work-in-progress, and work them into the progress of the work. Read Less
Acrylics on wood come through the light strained, even when mixed or blended. I've not tried painting wood in the dark.
I've tried electronic palettes in the Creative Cloud -- they gravitate toward an electronic idiom, such as you see in Character Design creations.
I've tried many stains, paints and other media… Read More
Acrylics on wood come through the light strained, even when mixed or blended. I've not tried painting wood in the dark.
I've tried electronic palettes in the Creative Cloud -- they gravitate toward an electronic idiom, such as you see in Character Design creations.
I've tried many stains, paints and other media -- the only one I can manage in color and texture in the play of light on wood seems an unlikely choice, pastel.
Then I photograph whatever I've got and photograph it some more -- and when I cant do anymore with the colors and characters, I try PhotoShop.
Maybe one iteration or another is encouraging on the screen, or maybe it looks better when I print, or overprint on paper or canvas.
Perhaps, then I go back to my chisels or knives (on wood).
Sometimes I get something replicable.
Other times one of a kind is all there is..
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