Monthly Archives: June 2012

Embroidery Patterns With Digital Grounds

I was thinking more about the possibilities of what could be made by printing with digital grounds on fabric, and making an original embroidery pattern came to mind. I cut out a piece of canvas, applied the solution, and ran … Continue reading

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The Jersey Shore

This week’s post from The Capewell Glass Negative Collection finds our photographer John Capewell of Westville, New Jersey seated on the beach of Atlantic City with some friends and/or family members some time very early in the Twentieth Century. Capewell … Continue reading

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Printing On Metallic Cardstock

My work with digital grounds is still in the experimental phase. I decided to test out the medium for non-porous surfaces on something unusual. I had metallic cardstock leftover from my son’s Seeburg tabletop jukebox Halloween costume. The cardstock has … Continue reading

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Peach Blueberry Pie

Pie has been defined as a circular pastry usually filled with fruit or blackbirds. It may be used as a weapon when thrown, and is better than cake. And as I’ve pleasantly discovered this weekend – it’s also a big … Continue reading

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The Last Thing I Remember…

…was laughing hysterically at this guy’s hair-do.

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At Third and Market

As kids whenever we would discover something and loudly exclaim, “Look what I FOUND!“ my Dad would reply, “It wasn’t lost.” Such is the case with this art supply store I “found” for myself at 307 Market Street. I guess … Continue reading

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Another Picture of City Hall

…with a little photo manipulation…

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Printing On Canvas

Printing with digital grounds on cotton worked out well, so I was curious as to how an image would print on a rougher surface like canvas. My son needed a box to store the half dozen bow ties I’ve made … Continue reading

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Picnic With The Relatives

John B. Capewell came from a large familiy so I have a number of glass negatives in the Capewell Collection with a number of what I’m guessing are cousins, aunts, uncles and such.

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Printing On Fabric

This is a new technique that I’m chasing down. It’s essentially a clear “primer” that you can use to coat surfaces with so that they will accept printing from a digital inkjet printer. I made a greeting card with a … Continue reading

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