Monthly Archives: June 2014

Random Pocket Notebooks

A quick picture of a pile of random notebooks, which I’ve been making every day for practice while also writing and rewriting a thousand-mile stack of job letters (along with sending out absurd little tweets and also going pretty often … Continue reading

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Two Doodles

All I had time for today, in-between binding projects and reading things and writing things and sweeping errant summer bugs back out into the night. Wish I could get back to drawing. But a mountain of paper to dig out … Continue reading

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Demo Notebooks

Various leftover demo notebooks, all either stapled or sewn with a single pamphlet stitch. A couple have laminated coloring book covers, just as an experiment. Kind of worked, kind of didn’t, so more experimenting needs to happen. One problem is, … Continue reading

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Robot Postcard

I realize now I should try for a degree in sticker art next. Is there a MacArthur category for that? Gotta go check. Anyway, whatever works in my eternal quest to monetize scraps. Plus I guess I could make Halloween … Continue reading

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Postcards & Workshop Thoughts

Just trying out my new sticker machine and laminator, which I need to start using soon, due to various Big Plans. Next step: mail these postcards to see how they perform on the road. Next step after that: make more … Continue reading

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Model Books

Almost done, except I have to correct a typo on the other handout before I can copy it. But at least it won’t be 30+ copies of a model notebook. Just plain old regular handouts from here on out.

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Late Night ‘Fakebook’

Sort of a déjà vu moment: Spent lots of lonesome, difficult late nights in the cold spring of 1997 trying to figure out printing problems while Yo La Tengo’s Fakebook played over and over again on a crummy old boombox. … Continue reading

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Notebooks Piling Up

Various recycled paper notebooks, stapled and sewn, for showing in class next week. Guess which one is my favorite. In fact, I wish I’d had that Man from U.N.C.L.E. idea a long time ago, since I have about a half-billion … Continue reading

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Handout: Notebook Model

Just a little thing I’m working on instead of drawing or filing and putting new knobs on old doors. But, you know, there’s no real reason why an art teacher’s handouts ought to look like they were done by a … Continue reading

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Handout: Pamphlet Stitch

Obviously, these instructions sort of skip over several super important details, but I’ll talk about all of those nuances in class. Plus this is just one of about three new handouts total (plus an old one on making eraser stamps). … Continue reading

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Mail Art: Picture of “Signal-Hump-Lady”

received October, 1998 This isn’t my work. Instead it’s a piece of mail art I got in the actual old-timey mail a bunch of years ago. Ever since it first showed up, it’s been pinned to various bulletin boards above … Continue reading

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Sketchbook: Again with the Snake

Fiddling around with the composition after the middle figure being so central was giving me sleeplessness. Still sort of imperfect, simple as it is, but that’s rough sketches for you. Of course, getting rid of all the imperfections would ruin … Continue reading

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Sketchbook: Another Snake

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Sketchbook: PHX Zoo 5.14

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Sketchbook: Future City 9999

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