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 →

Double gate-fold feedback

The Flow of Light Brushes the Shadow (book-dummy) copyright 2022 Douglas Stockdale – I like to think I follow my own advice. One of the many aspects of creating a physical book-dummy is to be able to have show-n-tell moments with other artists, photographers, friends, curators, bookstores and the like. At the start of every one of my... Continue Reading →

Artist book-dummy making progress

The Flow of Light Brushes the Shadow (book-dummy) copyright 2022 Douglas Stockdale – A quick status report on my book-dummy for The Flow of Light Brushes the Shadow , which appears to be slowly making some good progress. I seem to be heading towards a small edition artist book, perhaps in conjunction with a book + print... Continue Reading →

The Flow of Light Brushes the Shadow

Chester, UK (The Flow of Light Brushes the Shadow) copyright 2012 Douglas Stockdale - I have not provided very many updates recently about my book-dummy for The Flow of Light Brushes the Shadow, that investigates (my) separation anxiety as it relates to travel. A bit unusual for me. Let's just say that this book-dummy has... Continue Reading →

Morolo – An Italian urban landscape

Morolo, Italy (Ciociaria) copyright Douglas Stockdale 2010 While preparing to make another book announcement or two, I realized that it has been 10 years since my first book Ciociaria was published by Edizioni Punctum. Cool! Also realized that it's been almost as long as I have checked on the status of my social media and... Continue Reading →

Middle Ground – reimagined

Middle Ground, limited edition artist book, copyright Douglas Stockdale I am very excited to 'relaunch' the selling of Middle Ground, my limited edition artist book that I self-published in 2018. I have already sold half of the edition, but then I placed the promotion and sales effort on Hold in 2019. I have come to... Continue Reading →

Anxiety as an investigative narrative

Middle Ground series Copyright Douglas Stockdale First, I have to admit that this has been an interesting year, with the start of this horrific COVID-19 pandemic, the need to stay at home during quarantine and eliminating most social contacts. Coupled with new adventures in Zoom and other means of distant personal connections. I think we... Continue Reading →

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