OK kiddies, story time: Some years back, here in Fairbanks, Alaska, I was exploring one of the old cabins along the creek were the original gold discovery claim for this mining district is at. Two miners had obviously lived there as there were 2 bunks, two stools, etc. I noticed two deep dents torn and worn in to the small table edge, one on each side, which struck me as curious strange. Checking outside, in the kitchen midden, garbage heap, I noticed it was mostly quart bottles, a…
February 3, 2018Why yes, you can "Fix" a charcoal drawing (keep it from smearing when touched) using cheap hair spray, rather than stinky fixatives from the art supply stores. I've been told the hair spray will yellow over time, but I've 30-40 year old drawings that show no color change. Lately though, I've been fixing my charcoal drawing with urethane spar varnish applied with a brush. Of course your first thought is but but but, the brush will smear the charcoal all over the place! Ha! not if you apply…
Japanese Manhole Covers, album created on June 4, 2013
When walking around, seeing the sights, sometimes it's worthwhile to look down.