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Photographer Of The Holistic Arts. Contemplative Illustrator. Desert Soul. Wabi-Sabi.

  • Joined: June 2007

Journal

Pour The Ink

In between yoga classes this morning I went to Annie’s for a cup of her magical Oolong tea. While I was there she gave me an impromptu intro to calligraphy. She was using phrases like " pour the ink" and “open the brush” that were making me crazy with delight. / I’ve just discovered that she is the infamous 60’s drop out known as Tie Dye Annie: / http://www…
Posted over 9 years – 2 comments

Awagami Factory

I’ve discovered a source of Japanese paper that is now being coated for inkjet printing. The Awagami Factory is so nice they will actually send you a sample pack from their factory in Japan. The coated 70 gsm Kozo is much sharper and the blacks are immensely richer than any uncoated Kozo I’ve used. The website is a wealth of info, and beautifully designed as well-just what you would …
Posted over 9 years – 4 comments

Inner Nature

Yesterday I was telling Annie that I realized that paper is my medium. The fact that it is fragile, that it rips apart, easily stains, can be dissolved, burns, all these qualities make it so much more compatible with the pathos of my own soul. I want to understand the alchemical secrets of it’s botanical body. Each paper has it’s own true nature, and how that energizes the images I wo…
Posted over 9 years – 5 comments

Sparrow Meditation

…just sitting in my garden watching the various wonderful birds living their beautiful existences. / They are not concerned that I have forgotten them until now. / I fill a cup of coffee.
Posted over 9 years – 2 comments
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