Concrete Blocks, Painted

January 31, 2015 § Leave a comment

A.k.a. a mural

Mural

Wall of Circles

January 29, 2015 § 10 Comments

Keep on spinnin’

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Hotel, Skyway Level

January 22, 2015 § 1 Comment

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Memorial

December 13, 2014 § 2 Comments

Not sure how I’ve missed this veterans memorial, which sits in one of my favorite areas of town in the shadows of the Grain Belt Brewery in Northeast Minneapolis. But it’s there, and I like it.

Sky Pesher, Tinted

December 6, 2014 § 2 Comments

Sky Pesher, tinted

Deconstruction

December 2, 2014 § 3 Comments

It takes me a good 45-60 minutes to make one of my annual holiday cards. That includes cutting out the cardboard, paper, and ribbon; gluing the paper to the cardboard; assembling the card; handwriting a personal note; hand-addressing the envelope; and sending it on its way. Because of the thickness of my cards, I also make several trips to the post office to stand in long lines and make sure I have the right amount of postage on each.

Today I laid out all the tools and materials I use to create one card. Below is a picture of everything and a few photos of the finished product, including the two sides. This year’s card is a play on an accordion and Jacob’s Ladder book structure, and will have writing on both sides, as the back cover flips to become the front. When folded, the card is about three-quarters of an inch thick.

Modern

November 30, 2014 § 1 Comment

Spent the afternoon at The Walker Art Center, primarily watching the wonderful documentary “National Gallery,” but also had time to briefly stroll past the galleries and take a few photos:

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