making use of Ready Made Abstraction or fashioning one myself then using it as a relief printing plate or as a stencil for litho. the plates are copies of the pickguards from my 62' Strat reissue ((89' American)) and an 89 G&L SB-1 bass. i'm intrested in the potential to take an object and repeat it's form until it becomes an 'instrument' of it's own abstraction. reminds me of Chladni Patterns or Cymatics, something i worked on in the mid 90's. i had a room in my apartment that was tuned to Bb and i made a few paintings using the sound furnished by the space, and some amplified stringed instruments. sorry, no images of that...only a memory.
checking in...with myself? good news is that i'm printing at the St. Louis Artist's Guild because Gina Alvarez has asked me to become an artist in residence. i'm working on music and printmaking for this residency.
above image is from a current series that i'll be working through. right now it's relief and waterless litho but i'm trying some etching in the lab. this will be a productive summer in isolation and i'm looking forward to it. happy father's day btw!