On Process

Think First (2010)

“Think, mull, wander, smell, and listen. Then draw. Yes, there are deadlines. But start with a blank piece of paper, and don’t reach for that trusty art tool. Go for something else.”

Turning It Over (2010)

“Nothing can grow until the ground is turned over and crumbled.” From that Rumi poem I took the metaphor of turning it over, with its dual meaning, as the focus for my retreat.

The Assembly of Book Projects (2011)

An image of the book creator as a factory: a shop floor with conveyor belts, one for each book, each with its own crew of workers on the assembly line.