Making Stuff

Photo by Cathy Augello

Inspiration

A good friend of mine has recently become obsessed with the annual winter spectacle of crows roosting by the thousands along the Hudson River in Poughkeepsie. Above is one of the many breath-taking photos she sent to me.

Artists’ Statement

About My Drawings Primarily self-taught as an artist, my drawings reflect my evolving interests and ideas – from the influence of broad disciplines like architecture and design, to specific historical periods like the Bauhaus and Art Deco movements. I also find inspiration in the everyday world, like the curve of an old wooden banister or …

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Female snowman. Snowlady.

My First Snow Sculpture

I had a list of things I was hoping to accomplish today, but then Mother Nature dumped an entire art supply store in my backyard. Use it or lose it.

original linocut - Suzanne Trevellyan

Holiday Cards 2017

I usually start designing my holiday cards late summer/early fall. I’ve been preoccupied with other activities and decided to skip it this year. One of my preoccupations has been learning linocut. Then I thought, maybe I can meld the two. I designed the snowflake below with pen and paper, then transferred the design with the …

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Handmade Holiday Cards

I start thinking about my holiday card around mid-summer. There are three stages to my process: design, engineering, production. By September I’m usually already experimenting with paper and other materials. (If I don’t have a final design by early October I’m in trouble.) Once I have a design I like, I break it down into …

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I Know An Old Lady

I recently entered this drawing in a local juried art show. Sadly, it wasn’t accepted, but it was fun to create none-the-less. The drawing is based on the cumulative children’s song There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly, also known as I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly, There Was an Old Woman Who …

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