Mechanations

John Peralta by Rachel Stephens There’s a strange but familiar object, outdated and broken Pushed far under a table in the stale vintage shop. I found it, sleeping under a pile of other unwanteds Counting the passage of time in dust. This tool, once so sturdy, now feels so fragile As I drag it from … Continue reading Mechanations

William Geisler

Process by Marjorie Flanagan To work with materials one needs a space, just like a writer needs a page. Papers and piles and jars and wands and brushes and knives and drips. The visual impact of William Geisler’s home studio gives a vivid and lasting impression: encaustic wax medium heated over hot plates quite tempting … Continue reading William Geisler

Process

David Johndrow by Laura Harrison Recognized for his intimate wildlife portraits, David Johndrow often finds his muse in his hill country garden. Each insect, spider, or lizard is approached as a model for a formal portrait, set against the backdrop of the subject’s natural habitat. Choosing natural light to shoot, Johndrow also uses an extension … Continue reading Process