Everyone who closely follows my work knows that sometimes I use live models.
|Test print of a hand carved linocut|
These models are usually stage actors or appear on television and in movies.
|I draw directly on the linoleum block before carving it.|
So imagine my surprise when a casual conversation with a Russian actress turned into a portrait and an invitation to Moscow.
|I printed on linen with sparkling rhinestones.|
I printed the final image on linen textile with dazzling rhinestones. In person, these rhinestones were shining like diamonds, however, my camera couldn't capture their brilliance.