The Unassuming Photobook on Jörg Colberg’s Conscientious

A very pleasant surprise this morning from Jörg Colberg who included a discussion of my artist book, The Flow of light Brushes the Shadow, along with two other publishers, Craig Atkinson’s Café Royal Books (UK) and my buddy Clint Woodside's Deadbeat Club Press (also Southern California) in his article The Unassuming Photobook on his photoblog Conscientious... Continue Reading →

Book review on PhotoBook Journal

PhotoBook Journal; artist book review Wow, I was really blown away by the review of my artist book by Rudy Vega that was published yesterday on PhotoBook Journal. His introduction: In The Flow of Light Brushes the Shadow, Douglas Stockdale has produced an artist book which sets out to visually articulate his anxiety felt as a... Continue Reading →

Contemplating Gum Bichromate printing

Drop Area (Gardening for Ordnance) copyright 2022 Douglas Stockdale – One of the nice things about a holiday is a time for self-reflection, which I had an opportunity to have this past week while visiting my son in Oregon. And visiting various wineries to sample their vintage products probably helped as well. I suspect that one of... Continue Reading →

Hybrid Artist Book

Litho interior text block and Printers sample copyright 2022 Douglas Stockdale – My next artist book is an interesting meld of commercial printing and personal printing that when assembled will create a hybrid artist book. Part of this book will be hand-made (cover and one interior page spread) while incorporating aspects of commercial printing; what I consider... Continue Reading →

Count Down

The Flow of Light Brushes the Shadow, artist book copyright 2022 Douglas Stockdale – Final pre-order count down begins. Two weeks left to pre-order my artist book, The Flow of Light Brushes the Shadow that investigate travel anxiety. Still time to snag one of these beauties, get a discounted price and see your name in the... Continue Reading →

Mental Health Awareness Month

The Flow of Light Brushes the Shadow copyright 2006 Douglas Stockdale – This is Mental Health Awareness Month and good time for a shout-out that if you are feeling out of emotional sorts, then this could be a sign that there might be something you need to find out more about. The four basic mental health awareness concerns... Continue Reading →

Litho Printer’s mock-up Surprise

The Flow of Light Brushes the Shadow (Artist book mock-up) copyright 2022 Douglas Stockdale – When working with a commercial printer on a book or really any publication, requesting a mock-up that reflects your quote, printing paper and book design intentions is pretty common. I can also say it might be one of the more uninteresting aspects of... Continue Reading →

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