Tag: process

Escaping Flatland

I am a photographer, I think of myself as a photographer, or, as people say today “I identify as a photographer.” But in the past few years I have departed the flatland of photography and begun making 3D sculptures.  It started with Ascent – 3D printed sculptures derived from a complicated process that derived from …

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Dark Ages

Long ago and far away, there was a time and a place where I spent my youth – in the darkroom. My commercial career began in the darkroom doing what most of us can do today in our sleep using Photoshop.  They were complex layered images with many elements of varying sizes shot separately on …

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3D printing – Reality and Fantasy

Spider Diarrhea

We call it spider diarrhea – when the 3D printer fails and makes a mess of extruded filament that looks like a rat’s nest of plastic. It happens to the best of us, but with knowledge and experience it can be a less frequent event.  There are SO many ways for a 3D print to …

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Silver Sunbeam

Silver Sunbeam

In 1864 the world was fascinated with the new technology of photography.  Images were being captured in new and exciting ways, reality was being fixed using light and chemistry.  Artists and enthusiasts and alchemists were experimenting with all sorts of ways to create photographic images.  John Towler M.D. wrote “The Silver Sunbeam” a ground breaking …

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