On Monotypes About Forest Fires

By Thom Wright   Jan 2021 This past fall I returned to making monotypes, which are one-of-kind color prints made on my large press.  In three earlier posts, I presented my earlier works and described how they are accomplished, especially requiring a clear and fully developed design before beginning.  In this post I’ll focus on myContinue reading “On Monotypes About Forest Fires”

On Figurative Monotypes

By Thom Wright   Dec 2020 After about ten years of learning to draw the figure, and after seven years of learning the “monotype” printmaking process, I challenged myself in 2002 to do a series of figurative based monotypes.  It is a particular challenge in that each work is a single, multi-colored monotype that is madeContinue reading “On Figurative Monotypes”

The “Jazz Combo” Series, Part II

Monotypes Part 2, The “Jazz Combo” Series By Thom Wright 2020 Continuing from my earlier post on “The Jazz Series”, started in 2018, I continued making a series of 50 monotypes that year.  Most of them I kept and framed, and in this post, I describe my second of three groups of prints, those madeContinue reading “The “Jazz Combo” Series, Part II”

On Representational Figurative Painting

By Thom Wright 2020 A Western art tradition for over 500 years, representational figure painting continues to be taught and practiced today.  In my art education I spent about ten years taking classes to draw and paint the figure.  After doing undergrad required art courses part time for four years at Cal State U LongContinue reading “On Representational Figurative Painting”