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Raking Light with Robert Ryan

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By Andrew Fingerhut   Tattooer, painter and musician Robert Ryan recently added to his impressive resume with the publication of a five color lithograph print created in collaboration with Brooklyn-based Master Printer Deborah Chaney.  Starting with a rough outline drawn by hand directly onto lithographic limestone, Robert and Deborah worked together to craft a price that manages to retain the best hand-made qualities of traditional printmaking while staying true to his creative perspective and style. I recently had the chance to ask Robert for his thoughts on collaboration and printmaking, what it’s like working in a brand new medium, and if his tattooer worldview informed the lithograph experience. Q – How would you describe the experience working with the lithograph materials and overall lithograph creative process?  Was it difficult to adjust to new / different materials?   A – It was more difficult to wrap my mind around the process then physically make the art. I still find it hard to believe anyone figured out this process for print making . I loved working on Stone . It was incredible. The texture is like no other . I was destroying the tips of the grease pens !  Your basically using the softest of tools on the absolute hardest of surfaces. What elements of the print were created in the studio with the printer and which were able to be created at your studio? All the artwork and shading were done at Deborah’s studio . I did the color plates at ... Read More »

Raking Light Projects: Tattoo Artists Create Fine Art for New Online Gallery

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Courtesy of Raking Light: Raking Light Projects is an online contemporary art gallery that specializes in the sale of original art and collectible prints created by skilled tattoo artists. Based in Los Angeles, CA, the online gallery exhibits artwork from an array of internationally recognized artists with a background in or relationship to tattooing. Raking Light Projects went live in March 2012 with an exhibition of works created exclusively for the website by artists Guy Aitchison, Jondix, Timothy Hoyer, Bert Krak, Carlos “WENT” Rodriguez and Derrick Snodgrass…  Read More »