Tag: Recent Work

The Art of War


A classic of ancient Chinese literature Sun Tzu’s “The Art of War” takes a new form in my 3D printed edition. This 3D printed book is 5″ x 3.875″ x 1.125″ printed in translucent PLA resin and contains the text of “The Art of War” on a USB flash drive and plastic toy soldiers.  There …

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An Enigma

Enigma 3D printed book

“Russia is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma” said Winston Churchill.  Russia continues to vex us today.  My latest 3D printed book “Enigma” is like a Russian matryushka doll – 5 nested books, the innermost book is black and contains a USB flash drive with all the data files used to print …

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Guns are Art


When people hear I am working with a 3D printer the first question they ask is “Have you printed a gun?” And I emphatically answer “NO!”  IMHO the 3D printed gun story is blown way out of proportion.  Sure, a person could print parts of a gun, but not the important parts like the firing …

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Manual Printed 3D

Manual 3D printed Book

Manual is the latest in my series of 3D printed books.  It has 60 pages of archival digital inkjet prints enclosed in a translucent PLA binding which cannot be opened.  It is signed and dated on an interior page which is not visible.  The book is then enclosed in a 2 piece black PLA box …

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3D Visions

3D printed book

I seem to always be straddling eras of technology and the Camera Obscura Project which was a collaboration with Charles Schwartz is a great example.  It began with Charles’ Camera Obscura which is located on the upper east side of Manhattan with a dramatic view over New York City’s Central Park.  We spent years using …

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Shakespeare in 3D


A new book sculpture I’ve made is The Complete Works of William Shakespeare. This is a miniature book – 2.375″ x 1.875″ x .75″ and the box is 3.75″ x 3.25″ x 1.1.25″ Inside the 3D printed translucent PLA covers are a title page in the front and an author portrait in the back.  Inside …

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What is a book?

For years I have been publishing my work in book form.  Mostly soft bound print-on-demand picture books.  But lately I have changed how I do things. I have been watching – and sometimes enjoying – how the publishing industry has changed.  Not only can we self-publish POD books, but we can promote them on the …

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Albumen and Salt Printing

coating with albumen

Last week I participated in an Albumen and Salt Printing Workshop at the George Eastman House Museum in Rochester NY taught by Mark Osterman and ably assisted by Nick Brandreth.  We learned how to make high quality handmade prints using glass plate negatives and plain paper sensitized with a silver nitrate solution.  These historic processes …

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The Billiad – video

If you could have a world named after you – what would it look like? The Billiad is a quirky video from my book about what I discover when the dream becomes a reality. When this guy from New Jersey via Cincinnati, Schenectady, Aspen and New York City finally finds his own world, locates his …

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The Billiad

Billiad Cover

I have completed The BILLIAD! The sequel to ODDYSSEY is about my exploration of Westheimer Road in Houston Texas. 27 miles of ego trip condensed into a 100 page book with 67 photographs. I spent 3 days in March 2013 traveling the gauntlet of Westheimer Road photographing myself with all things Westheimer. If you could …

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