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Printmaking workshop

I have been teaching linoleum block printmaking workshops to the science party and some of the crew on the Healy for the past couple of weeks and it’s been surprisingly popular and very successful. The...
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Asterionellopsis

Graphite and Colored Pencil Asterionellopsis is another chain forming diatom that makes complex starburst and spiral shapes when enough of them join...
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Chaetoceros

Graphite and Colored Pencil Chaetoceros is a chain forming diatom (phytoplankton) that is common in the Arctic. It can exist as single floating cells or join together to form long chains. I am building...
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Polar Bear

Graphite I've been really enjoying seeing so many polar bears, but for some reason I haven't found them as compelling to draw as the walruses and birds. I did do this quick drawing after seeing a...
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Process

  I know many people have the idea that artists get a sudden flash of inspiration and then are able to go straight to a finished piece, but for me art making is a long, multi-stage process. When I first...
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Snow Bunting #5

Graphite When I was photographing the buntings on the boat I caught this one just as it was launching forward into a big hop with only the tips of its toes still touching the ground. Even with the photo...
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Snow Bunting #2

  Graphite While the snow buntings were on the boat I took a lot of photos of them in action and am doing a series of drawings of them in different...
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Snow Bunting

  Graphite Snow buntings nest on the high arctic tundra and winter in fields and coastal areas in southern Canada and the northern US. In spring the males migrate north several weeks ahead of...