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Category Archives: Work in progress

Print yields process, process yields drawings.

I’ve finally cleared the last of the Marina prints off of the drying rack. We haven’t been able to do any laundry for the last two weeks while we’ve been … Continue reading

August 12, 2015 · 11 Comments

Printing with Cliff Chalk. . . plus a piece of news

The chalk cliffs surrounding the Brighton marina site are made up of the remains of ancient sea creatures, the fossilized bones of ice age land mammals, and nodules of flint. … Continue reading

July 14, 2015 · 18 Comments

Rebuilding the Marina

My ongoing collaboration as a member of Shift-lab has forced me to look up from a mountain of Figure Study binding and venture out into the fresh air. Something new! … Continue reading

May 20, 2015 · 10 Comments

To the Bristol Artists Book Event!

I’ve been gearing up for BABE 2015 this week. Gathering prints and proofs, digging out my display stuff and my card reader (does it still work?) and getting a few … Continue reading

April 10, 2015 · 6 Comments

A Codex Miracle

Just in the nick of time, a working model of my new book is ready to make the trip to the Codex Book Fair on Saturday. Now to business packing … Continue reading

February 5, 2015 · 11 Comments

Codex: A Race Against Time

AAAAAAAAAAHAHAHAHAHHHHHHHHHHRRRRRRGHGHGHGHGH I’ll admit it. This is blind panic. I am desperate to get at least one copy of Figure Study¬†together in time for Codex. I leave for San Francisco a … Continue reading

January 28, 2015 · 5 Comments

I should be printing right now

I did it! After months of printing, last week I finally finished printing the last of these 114 shapes. (The paper on the top, by the way, is just a … Continue reading

December 11, 2014 · 5 Comments

Every Day is Different

I am, as you can see, working hard to churn out the new book these days. This kind of printing is a slog. Not very difficult, not very interesting, nothing … Continue reading

November 3, 2014 · 2 Comments

What lurks in Delaware. . .

When I’m in the United States (as I am now) I spend an awful lot of time dealing with basements and storage facilities. Like this one, for example: A few … Continue reading

August 2, 2014 · 7 Comments

Sometimes one must buy a tiny saw.

I am refining the design of the enclosure for Figure Study, my new project (and kickstarter victory!) with David Allen. One of the features of this book is a place … Continue reading

July 8, 2014 · 4 Comments