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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 →

2022 – An Interesting Year

The Flow of Light Brushes the Shadow - copyright Douglas Stockdale At the end of the year, I think it is both a healthy and great way to end one year and indirectly prepare for the next with a recap of the year's accomplishments. So a really quick overview of what has happened in 2022,... Continue Reading →

Einstein’s Magic Glasses

Copyright Douglas Stockdale - Another series I am planning to continue working on in 2023 is a derivative of my Quantum Elements body of work that I started due to the isolation issues of the COVID-19 when I was in self-quarantine in 2020. As a result of a happy accident, I became intrigued to start... Continue Reading →

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