An accomplished artist and engineer, Lyon’s facility for investigating creative outcomes for new technologies pervades his endeavors. During his studies in the 1970s, exposure to computer-generated images such as Studies in Perception No. 1 by Leon Harmon and Ken Knowlton, as well as the processes used in the artwork of Chuck Close, had a great influence and still resonate with him today.
This is a progress report (with many photos) showing a long-term project underway — my design and manufacture of a large (about 5×10 foot) woodblock printing press for shin moku-hanga (new Japanese woodblock prints). Late in 2004, I decided to produce large woodblock prints — larger than I was able working alone and using a […]
I spent three weeks in the fall of 1998 at Anderson Ranch Arts Center in Snowmass, Colorado adding to my traditional moku-hanga and other water based print making skills with Hiroki Morinoue and Allen Smith. An artist in residence there, Ulrika Scriba from Gengenbach, Germany, was especially interested in the several booklets I had authored […]