Tag Archives: etching

Angels arrive in the temporal world

The Vigilante, etched brass sheet, brass wire. 5.25″ x 3″, 2012

The Insomniac, etched brass sheet, brass wire. 3″ x 5.25″, 2012

The Aeronaut, etched brass sheet, brass wire. 5″ x 3.25″, 2012

The Voyeur, etched brass sheet, brass wire. 4″ x 4″, 2010

The Aeronaut — Complete!

Finally finished with “The Aeronaut.” There may be some minor tweaks before I start etching brass but I’m calling it done.

“The Aeronaut.” Recto.
©New Gottland

“The Aeronaut.” Verso.
©New Gottland

Assignment I: common measure

Assignment I from Writing Metrical Poetry by William Baer.

Giovanni Battista Piranesi
In sixteen plates you take us down
To baleful vaults of stone.
Your fantasies are far to close
To fears repressed and known.

Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Carceri, plate XIV, "The Gothic Arch", 1750.

Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Carceri, plate XIV, "The Gothic Arch", 1750.