An Orange Day

Well, on paper it was actually more like a yellow-beige day, but in the bottle it looked rather orange. PMS I don’t remember orange. I usually write it down. Today I didn’t. Today I was working on zero caffeine, central nervous system on idle, and time was shifted in the wrong direction, at least for work. […]

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Toilet Paper

I have had the fortune in my life to have been able to see how things work. And more importantly, why. Trying to explain moments and processes to someone who has no point of reference for such a situation is sometimes near impossible. We need comparisons in life to make examples of, to build a […]

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The Anomalies

To say that I find joy in picking a spot, sitting down and drawing is an understatement. It is like no other experience that I can compare. Part social analysis, part cultural happening—a study in shapes and patterns, motion and line—it is easy to get lost in the reportage. There is so much that comes […]

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A Yellow Day

Film III Yellow to be exact, but that is not story. I found myself drawing alongside my father the other day, oddly enough 2 years to the day I started documenting him. I pulled up to the shop a “little while” after he did. I couldn’t hear the presses running so I knew I was […]

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Old school

This is a drawing I made of an “old school” occupation. Old presses are really quite beautiful. And so are the people who are interested in preserving their history. –Despina PS- switched places wth Michele this week. Look for her post on Sunday!

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My Old Job

Another drawing from the print shop a few weeks ago. Had I stayed on the job long enough, maybe I would have gotten to run the presses, but by the time I ventured out of the family business I was working this machine. It had several functions—rewinder, slitter, inspector—all basically to make the product look […]

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Mounting a plate

For those who don’t know, I grew up in a print shop. I have never not known printing as a family business and I am sure it has fed every visual pursuit that I have had as well as shaped every interest and business decision as a freelancer. Most people know offset printing and fine […]

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