Monday, 1 August 2016

Printmaking Posts

My latent printmaking leaning snowballed into:

I listed all the printmaking posts below on this personal blog, to chronicle how this print fever developed:


January 15, 2011
  • Pre-prints:

May 13, 2011
  • HeatSync in Phoenix laser-cut one of my drawings, which latter lead to the idea of a woodcut print:

May 27, 2011
  • First laser-cut woodblock experiments, from laser cutters in Phoenix and Albuquerque:

June 20, 2011
  • Vinyl cut sticker of one of my drawings, which foreshadows more print projects in the future:

July 16, 2011
  • First decent laser-cut woodblock prints, by Tanya Rich:

July 17, 2011
  • Woodblock class at The Drawing Studio in Tucson:

July 19, 2011
  • Drew block at life drawing session in Phoenix for woodblock print:

August 23, 2011
  • Made t-shirt from one of my drawings at the Glasbox in El Paso:


  • Not quite prints, but a few graphic efforts leaning in that direction:

June 24, 2012
  • Gonzalo organized a silkscreen monoprint workshop and print sale at the Sculpture Resource Center:

July 6, 2012
  • Print show at Ace Barbershop in Albuquerque:

July 30, 2012
  • Made a serigraph from a drawing done in Bisbee:

August 19, 2012

  • Using Photoshop trick to make a silkscreen print:

August 25, 2012
  • Failed attempt to draw directly on silkscreen and make a print:

October 9, 2012
  • Gonzalo Espinosa, Joshua Woodhall, and I formed "Taller sin Miedo" printmaking collective at the Sculpture Resource Center:

October 14, 2012
  • Printing one of my woodblocks at Studio Cool in El Paso:

October 20, 2012
  • Drawing on canvas to print on Amate paper to silkscreen monoprint:

All Souls Procession -- November 4, 2012
  • Joshua Woodhall printed on a New Mexican colored flag in Mayan letters, translating SRC (for Sculpture Resource Center):

November 10, 2012

  • Gonzalo did a silkscreen monoprint at the Sculpture Resource Center, during the Tucson Pima Arts Council Open Studio tour:


January drawings
  • One of my prints at The Drawing Studio Gala, 2013:

March 2, 2013
  • Our "Taller sin Miedo" print show at the YayBig Gallery in Tucson:

April 8, 2013
  • Poor silkscreen attempt:

  • My print for the Dialogos e Intepretaciones II print exchange:

May 3, 2013
  • I made one of my drawings into a giclee print.  Does that count?

June 8, 2013
  • I made the drawing for the water-less litho:

August 17, 2013
  • I laser-cut one of my drawings into a stencil:

September 25, 2013
  • Gonzo did a serigraph print in Phoenix:

Chalk the Block in El Paso
  • We did the first YayBig Southwest pop-up show in El Paso in October, 2013:


January 8, 2014
  • I made a laser-cut relief print for the Horned Toad print exchange:

March 1, 2014
  • Rogo made laser-cut letterpress prints at Maketopolis in Tucson:

March 7, 2014
  • YayBig Southwest pop-up show in Albuquerque:

April 4, 2014
  • YayBig Southwest pop-up print show in Phoenix:

April 30, 2014
  • Converting my drawing into a laser-cut relief print block:

May 2, 2014
  • My print is in the "Illegal Utopia/ Michoakanistan" show in Patzcuaro:

June 7, 2014
  • YayBig Southwest print show in Tucson:

July 1, 2014
  • My water-less lithography print:

July 14, 2014
  • My print for the YayBig Print Exchange:

September 27, 2014
  • Setting up the YayBig Print Exchange exhibition at The Drawing Studio:

October 4, 2014
  • YayBig Print Exchange opening at The Drawing Studio in Tucson

October 7, 2014
  • I drew the image that later became my print in the Desert Triangle Print Carpeta:

October 10, 2014
  • Pop-up at Chalk the Block featuring two print exchanges -- Tucson vs El Paso:

November 16, 2014
  • Pop-up print show in Las Cruces:


January 31, 2015
  • Print to sculpture -- one of John Paul Gutierrez's images:

February 23, 2015
  • Drew image, which later became an intaglio print for the Dialogos e Interpretaciones IV print exchange:

March 2, 2015
  • Made intaglio print on a laser cutter, for the Dialogos e Interpretaciones IV print exchange:

April 13, 2015
  • Bought serigraphs from the Serie Project in Austin:

April 16, 2015
  • Visited the exhibition of steam roller prints in San Antonio:

June 14, 2015
  • Printmaking demo with Cynthia Evans in El Paso:

Silkscreening at Taller 75 Grados
  • Pulling several editions in Mexico City for the Desert Triangle Print Carpeta, July 2015:

July 8, 2015
  • Making a lithograph edition at La Ceiba Grafica near Xalapa, Veracruz:

September 18, 2015
  • Desert Triangle Print Carpeta exhibition in Patzcuaro, Mexico:

  • Print show at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, November 2015:

Mexican pop-up shows
  • Desert Triangle Print Carpeta shows in Mexico City and Oaxaca, October/November 2015:


Print Exhibitions
  • Our various print exhibitions in February, 2016:

March 17, 2016
  • My bad dry point for the SGCI print exchange:

SGCI Portland
  • We went to the big printmaking conference in Portland, March-April:

Carpeta Ride in El Paso
  • Our Desert Triangle Print Carpeta inauguration with other printmaking events, April 2016:

Skinpop collaboration
  • Collaboration with the artists Skinpop (Mexico City) and me:

July 9, 2016
  • Poor attempt at dry point:

July 19, 2016
  • First half of the New Grounds etching class:

July 22, 2016      
  • Second half of the New Grounds etching class:

July 23, 2016
  • Etching for Print Zero print exchange:

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