Deeply engraved intersecting spiral-themed double bed for my daughter Allegra’s bedroom. CNC routed 3/4 inch MDF (medium density fiberboard) frame – all parts cut from a single sheet of 3/4 inch MDF – plus a 3/8 inch plywood platform to support the memory-foam mattress.
While I began to study fine arts at the University of Pennsylvania, I became interested in Renaissance drawing, especially silverpoint drawings by Da Vinci which were illustrated in books in the Furness Building’s fine arts library. I copied many in pen and ink and although I didn’t understand how they had been made, the silverpoints […]
For various reasons, very modest exhibition catalogues are sometimes worth noting in Print Quarterly. This is the case with Figuring it Out: Prints and Drawings by Mike Lyon (Manhattan, KS, Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art, Kansas State University, 2009, 8 pp., 10 col. ills., free), which includes an essay by Bill North. For this photorealist printmaker has made use of his knowledge of computerized technology to create a series of digitally based colour woodcuts.