In Passing: Lest I Forget

‘Randy‘ Nevada Route 157 (In Passing: Lest I Forget #1954) solar cyanotype + Prismacolor pencil, copyright 2007/2023 Douglas Stockdale – While writing about my earlier series of roadside memorials, I recalled that I had yet another name for this series, Lest I Forget, which is written on one of the memorials I found while driving in Nevada. I... Continue Reading →

In Passing – Cyanotype prints

'Forlon' Texas Highway 46 (In Passing: Lest I Forget #002) solar cyanotype + Prismacolor pencil, copyright 2006/2023 Douglas Stockdale - With the development and interest in printing cyanotypes, part of my new dilemma was what to print with this intriguing method? Obvious answer; what not to print?? On my short list was my earlier series... Continue Reading →

Keeping Art rejections in perspective

Abandoned, NV Route 157 (Roadside Remembrance #1937), solar Cyanotype + Prismacolor, copyright 2012 Douglas Stockdale – Perhaps as many artist and photographers do, I will enter calls for art, aka juried art exhibitions, to see if I can obtain some additional interest in my artwork. Most recently, I have been started to submit my recent cyanotype prints... Continue Reading →

IG @beach.lifestyle.art

Surf-Rider II, Cyanotype, copyright 2012 Douglas Stockdale – Yesterday I wrote that I had worked all of the bugs out of my solar cyanotype printing process and that might ALMOST be the whole truth. That solar cyanotype that I featured was very much on the darker side, a ton of stuff going on in the shadows. After... Continue Reading →

My Cyanotype printing process confirmed

Insomnia, Cyanotype, copyright 2012 Douglas Stockdale – Yesterday as I stated in my post, I printed a cyanotype, above, that confirms that I have my solar cyanotype printing process in a predictable amount of control. I liken this to my earlier zone system work when I was trying to have a film exposure-development combination that allowed me... Continue Reading →

Cyanotype + Prismacolor Pencils

Sea Palm I, Prismacolor over cyanotype, copyright 2023 Douglas Stockdale - At the moment, I am waiting for the results of today's solar cyanotype printing to dry-down, as I find the final results for a cyanotype print are not fully revealed until the following day. Something about that dry-down process. This is going to be... Continue Reading →

Contemplating Portraits

Ella copyright 2023 Douglas Stockdale One of the interesting outcomes from publishing my artist book The Flow of Light Brushes the Shadows is a renewed interest in creating portraits. This artist book includes a series of staged self-portraits and some photographs of others who could represent me and others in the process of transitioning. A... Continue Reading →

Wo Zhi KanKan – I am Just Looking

Wo Zhi KanKan (I am Just Looking) (JiaShan, China) Copyright 2023 Douglas Stockdale - Another morning in which I woke up with a list of plans and just like Charlie Brown, I wonder off and find myself working on sometime different. I just can't seem to stay on the reservation. That darn creative muse, eh?... Continue Reading →

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