I have returned from the CENTS show today and am ready to get back to the swing of things, including a project or two. More on the show and my thoughts on some of the presenters in my next post. Most of you probably know the weather played havoc wiht driving in Ohio yesterday, so… Continue reading Back from Columbus
Month: January 2009
CENTS Show, Coming Up!
I’ll be leaving for the CENTS show on Sunday morning, I need to be there by 11:30am. My stone workshop is SOLD OUT! A full class of 25 eager stone-niks. It should be a lot of fun. I have not “planned the entire 3 hours, I am leaving some latitude for the students to take… Continue reading CENTS Show, Coming Up!
The Stages of a Color Rendering
A client asked me to render a redesigned boardwalk area. These are the steps I went through to make that happen. The above is a simple pen drawingdone fairly quickly, giving the client an opportunity to see what possibilities for the future may hold. Above I have kept the color rendering on top of the… Continue reading The Stages of a Color Rendering
Thoughts on the Inaguration
Politics aside, professions aside . . . as I sit looking at the TV awaiting the swearing-in ceremony I am amazed by the size of the crowd on the mall-wow! Easily the most people I can ever remember seeing in one place at one time. No matter your party we now need to pull for… Continue reading Thoughts on the Inaguration
An Appreciation of Stone (47)
My Pots, in the Winter Snow
The big snow we are getting today called me to action, grabbing the camera kind of action. Julie likes to refer to the pot on the left as the flying saucer. Add on the snow and I now believe it looks somewhat alien in appearance. I’d like to add that the flying saucer brings great… Continue reading My Pots, in the Winter Snow
Tangshan Earthquake Memorial Park
I was absolutely riveted by this perspective for a memorial park for earthquake victims in China’s Northern city of Tangshan the park will be called Tangshan Earthquake Memorial Park. I can’t say it enough . . . this conceptual really strikes me as something very powerful and thought provoking. The architects for the project are… Continue reading Tangshan Earthquake Memorial Park
Now Take a Look at this Wall
Now this is a wall, this is a thing of beauty, this is real, real stone . . . not some concrete product from a mold. Briar Hill How could anyone in our profession not appreciate this? How could you not fight tooth and nail to have this installed over some product from the latest… Continue reading Now Take a Look at this Wall