Thursday, December 31, 2015

Gull................



..........surfing the wild blue Pacific.

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Line Following...........................





...............Robot.  Ordered from Banggood.com.  Assembled and it works well.  Mindless fun.

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Un....un.....un......


.....titled...un...known.....   Digital collage.

Sunday, November 29, 2015

Monoprinting.........


...mundanely....trying to get the mechanics.

Thursday, November 26, 2015

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Quantum Cage..................




.............D.  Caught in the glare of dark matter.  Digital collage.

Saturday, October 31, 2015

Friday, October 30, 2015

Binary ...........................





...................clock.  8-inch x 8-inch x 2-inch wooden case.  Powered by an Arduino. 

The time is:  6:47 as displayed.  If you add up the vertical rows, you'll get 06 for hours and 47 for minutes.

Sunday, September 27, 2015

Sunday, September 20, 2015

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Sunday, August 30, 2015

More...um.............



....relics....totems....artifacts....Steampunked Altoid tins.   The top one has a 'flickering candle' LED with battery, the bottom - a vacuum tube.

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Altered.................

artifacts.....relics.....Altoid tins to be exacting.  Soldered, rusted and embellished.

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Oculus................




Shrine......19-inches x 10-inchs x 5-inches.   Created for Red Raven Gallery's Steampunk Show debuting in September.

Sunday, August 16, 2015

Oculus................

.......in progress.   Steampunk show at the Red Raven Gallery in Salem -- opening First Wednesday in September.

Saturday, July 18, 2015

Shaman Mask...............

............ceramic, life-sized.  Bisque-fired and acrylic finished. 

Saturday, July 11, 2015

Serenity....................

............., Shrine of.  Final version....thank god.  20-inches x 7-inches x 5-inches roughly.  Metal, ceramic, wood and acrylic. 

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Shrine of...................




..............Serenity.   Created for Artists In Action's Outside the Box auction at the Bush Park Art Fair.

Approximately 17-inches x 8-inches x 5-inches.  Mixed media - ceramic, wood, metal, acrylic.

Saturday, July 4, 2015

The Dance................

of Jupiter and Venus -- two days after the conjunction.  Better late than never!

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

HOT HOT HOT.............




...and trying to keep cool as I peruse items in the shop......trying to decide what to add to my latest shrine in progress.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Geology of ........................................





..........the John Day Fossil bed area of Oregon.  Incredible country.

Monday, June 15, 2015

Thursday, June 11, 2015

New Camera ...........................


.........test.  Nikon D3300.  Man....what a step up from my old D40/D40X.

Monday, June 8, 2015

OMG!!!!.....................................

......artifact.   Had to have it.  Shall be the basis of something strange and wonderful...... 

Sunday, June 7, 2015

b....bi.....bin.....binary...............

.......clock.   Arduino Uno powered.  Flashing vacuum tubes atop the clock to mark seconds.

At the tone...the time is:  18:48

There are LOTS of binary clock builds out 'there'.  In case you're curious, here's where I began:  http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Binary-Clock-1/



Thursday, May 28, 2015

MMMmmmmmmm....Moai.............


....mini.  Friend of mine bought me a moai ice-cube tray, so I cast the heads in Durham's Rock Hard Putty and made my own mini-Easter Island.   Next...the bird men cult shall rise again!

Monday, May 18, 2015

De Time....DE ..........

....TiME!    Arduino UNO with real-time clock module and LCD display all connected via I2C.


Monday, May 11, 2015

Saturday, May 9, 2015

Trout.....................


............totems.  3-feet tall.  Cedar and metal.