Category Archives: Sketching

Beehive Linocut

I’m working on an artist book on the current plight of bees, and I wanted a linocut of a decaying beehive for the cover. I did this sketch, starting in the lower left corner, but I didn’t like the lines … Continue reading

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Peacock Linocut

Growing up on a small farm, the meowing from the muster of peacocks down the road might have been annoying or even downright creepy. But it never bothered me, and now I think about it with nostalgia. I wanted to … Continue reading

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Sinister Man

I wanted to draw something that wasn’t happy, so I drew a hideous picture. But the idea I had in my head was still compelling that I tried again, and this time I came up with this: The first attempt … Continue reading

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