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POSTED ON Monday, June 28, 2021 - 12:29
On my ello profile, a social network, I share some of my work. I love it because you can present your image as you intended and viewers can see it LARGE.
Eight black and white drawings for Mapping the Terrain by Stella Untalan
POSTED ON Sunday, June 6, 2021 - 14:19

My latest acquisition. A mall pit fired ceramic sculpture by Philadelphia Artist Marguerita Hagan. From her Rongorongos. This is the smallest of the series it is about 5 inches tall.

The Rongorongo shout out a once diverse and abundant life on the Pacific Island. The thriving Rapanui culture and its lush landscape fell to devastating deforestation. With restoration at work today, the island of Rapanui in all of its mystery leaves a clear and profound message.

Rongorongo by Marguerita Hagan
POSTED ON Thursday, May 20, 2021 - 14:49

I’m excited to announce my year-long project for 2021 — a small single-sheet artist book/zine collection. This collection will be available to all patrons including the $3/month Studio Journal level. It’s like buying me a cup of coffee each month.

Inspired by numerous single sheet artist's books out in the universe, I have decided to make works that can be digitally shared with my patrons and collectors. I will be creating at least one single-sheet art book each month.

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POSTED ON Thursday, May 20, 2021 - 14:37
I'm happy to share this short video that gives you an idea of what my Foldable Dispatches books look like after they are printed, folded, and cut.
POSTED ON Thursday, March 11, 2021 - 11:30
I had the opportunity to test a new technology for some shaped pins this month. I really love enameled pins but they are a bit pricey.
Give me a Hand pin for Patreon supporters
POSTED ON Saturday, January 30, 2021 - 17:38

Today I made my first book available to patrons on Patreon. Each year I decide upon a project for the whole year. Sorta like a drawing-a-day. This year I decided to create artists books one each month. These fit on a single sheet of paper. 8.5 x 11 inches, letter-sized US.

I'm making the whole collection available for download as they are completed. I expect to have a collection of 12 books one each month.

The first book is a selection of digital drawings I made for my 2020 project called Digital Ink. This one includes a poster backside that can also be printed separately.

Foldable Dispatches : Book One, Digital Ink A small book by Stella Untalan
POSTED ON Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 13:37

It's hard to believe but I've been in my studio for more than a decade. We did major work when I moved in to make the space clean and efficient for me to make work. I was lucky enough to have an air conditioner left from the previous tenant. It kept me cool for many a summer day. also managing the incredible humidity that Philadelphia offers.

Just before the pandemic stay-at-home order came down I tested the air conditioner and it groaned a sad groan — then it died.

studio construction 2020
POSTED ON Monday, January 18, 2021 - 12:08
I’ve begun work on my year-long 2021 project. 
 
Sat down this week to start work on the first book here’s a peek at my first thoughts in my studio journal.
2021 Project : artist books collection
POSTED ON Tuesday, December 29, 2020 - 12:18

This is art I bought from artist Selma Dronkers who also makes drawings. I finally reached my goal for #artistsupportpledge Her studio practice is in the Netherlands. I'm so happy to contribute to the effort that has stimulated a worldwide creative economy. This effort began to support artists and makers around the world who have had a very difficult time sustaining earning and maintaining their practices.

drawing by Selma Dronkers purchased through Artist Support Pledge
POSTED ON Tuesday, December 15, 2020 - 16:55
I’m excited to announce my year-long project for 2021 — a small single-sheet artist book/zine collection. This collection will be available to all patrons including the $3/month Studio Journal level. It’s like buying me a cup of coffee each month. If you join in January you will get the full set of twelve.

Inspired by numerous single sheet artist's books out in the universe, I have decided to make works that can be digitally shared with my patrons and collectors.

Buy me a cup of coffee each mont get an artists book.

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