Following are samples of images from each day. The entire collection can be viewed here, although I really tossed away as many drawings as I saved.
I have been spending a little less time etching these days, but that is mostly because our friend Georges is using the studio quite often to prepare for his show in Paris in April. I have had the opportunity to develop a couple of images for larger plates. The first is this one called Under the Big Top.
The second is called Lunch in a Paris Café. I haven't had the opportunity to experiment too much with colors, chine collé or other ways of printing these up, but I hope to have the time and space for that in the next couple of weeks.
My printmaking friend Mariann Ellis (who by the way has just put up another wonderful video printmaking tutorial--she is very generous with her free instructions!) sent me this cute little book in the mail entitled From Colorado to the World and Back Again. It was initiated by Jill Bergman. She has sent out several little books like this (they are about 2 X 4") and asks that printmakers from around the world contribute a little print to put inside and then send it on to someone else. I have added my image of Girl with Cat and would now like to send it to another printmaker who would like to put any kind of print or stamp inside. If you are interested, please let me know, send me your address and I will mail it off to you right away, wherever you are in this wide world.
It's been terribly cold in our corner of the world. Extreme weather seems to be the new normal.
We started the week out with a dusting of snow which quickly melted once the sun came up.
But we've ended the week with a real blizzard. In the space of just a few hours we are virtually snowbound.
To keep our weekend client warm and toasty, we set up her breakfas by our big fireplace downstairs.