On Abstract Painting with Moon Maps

By Thom Wright  Mar 2022 In February I began a new series of small, abstract paintings that begin with a black and white image of a section of one of the moons of our solar system. These photos were taken by NASA in the 1990s when they began explorations of the outer planets of ourContinue reading “On Abstract Painting with Moon Maps”

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”