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It’s a Wash


Allen Williams

I thought I might share with you my process for the graphite wash technique that I get asked about quite often. All these pieces are done with powdered graphite and pencil, some have very thin oil washes on their surface. Imperfection 7, 8 x 10" I've been pushing this technique for about 2 years now and I can say with conviction that its not the easiest process to work with, or the fastest by far.…

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Another Man’s Poison


Marcos Chin

November 13, 2019 - Years ago I walked into a bookstore called, “Another Man’s Poison.” It was located on McCaul Street, in Toronto. It was a smallish space that felt more like a nest than a store with piles of books on the shelves, the counter, and the floor. It was the height of summer in the late 1990's. In my orbit was Radiohead’s “OK Computer,” Massive Attack’s “Firestarter,” The Cranberries “No Need To Argue” album (Delores O’Riordan, RIP), Nick Bantock’s “Griffin and Sabine,” Neil Gaiman’s “Mr. Punch,” and David Carson’s “End of Print.” On that day I was worried about my future. While flipping through some books, the person who worked there turned to me and started talking. He told me stories about the time he lived in New York City years ago. He'd saved up about ten…

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