Handmade prints and paintings, all one of a kind.
There is something to be said about the magic and the sensuality of creating work by hand. Whether it is pushing the chemicals from a 19th century photo process into a contemporary 21st century application, or moving the ink around when prepping a plate for the intaglio press ... such a joy.
But I confess, my biggest zen returns on the rare occasion when I find myself engulfed in the smell of oil paint and turpentine (childhood memories :-).
Paintings on Canvas
Works on Paper
19th Century Photo Processes: Cyanotype, Van Dyke Brown, and Gum Bichromate.
Available through 6 | U Gallery in Los Gatos, CA. For any inquiries please email or call 408 395-1796.
Or send me a quick note and I'd be happy to facilitate contact with the gallery for you 😊
Gum Bichromate Portraits
The gum bichromate technique is a 19th Century photo process that uses chemicals and UV exposure to create an original photo-like print. #madscientist 😎 Watch the video at the bottom for a quick intro on gum bichromates, as well as the story of what happened when I exhibited them as a social experiment ...