For the Love of Stacks!
Pen and Ink Wood Pile Contest poster(Fig. C) and inspirational wood stacking.

For the Love of Stacks!

Pen and Ink Wood Pile Contest poster(Fig. C) and inspirational wood stacking.

"Mama Said Knock You Out!"
Ink, graphite, colored pencil, scan underlay, photoshop adjustment7x7”
“In Cornwall, Connecticut, and wherever iron was made in the Birkshires, you may still see where burning mounds were: the hardwood is coming back in those hills, except for the chestnut, which reaches about ten feet before it browns and succumbs to the blight of 1904”  (Sloane, 1965). In the words of LL Cool J, “Don’t call it a comeback…”
BibliographySloane, Eric. A Reverence for Wood, Mineola, New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1965.
Ladies Love Cool James, “Mama Said Knock You Out,” Mama Said Knock You Out, Def Jam/Columbia/CBS Records, 1990. 12” Single.

"Mama Said Knock You Out!"

Ink, graphite, colored pencil, scan underlay, photoshop adjustment
7x7”

“In Cornwall, Connecticut, and wherever iron was made in the Birkshires, you may still see where burning mounds were: the hardwood is coming back in those hills, except for the chestnut, which reaches about ten feet before it browns and succumbs to the blight of 1904”  (Sloane, 1965). In the words of LL Cool J, “Don’t call it a comeback…”

Bibliography
Sloane, Eric. A Reverence for Wood, Mineola, New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1965.

Ladies Love Cool James, “Mama Said Knock You Out,” Mama Said Knock You Out, Def Jam/Columbia/CBS Records, 1990. 12” Single.

Successional Tic Tack ToeInk, graphite, and white colored pencilProposal for successional Tic Tac Toe board installation in Harmony, Maine
Left to their own successional devices, which species would win a game of successional tick tack toe in an abandoned agricultural field over the course of twenty years? Juniper virginiana, Rosa multiflora , Pinus strobus, Betula  lenta, etc.  Place your bets.

Successional Tic Tack Toe

Ink, graphite, and white colored pencil
Proposal for successional Tic Tac Toe board installation in Harmony, Maine

Left to their own successional devices, which species would win a game of successional tick tack toe in an abandoned agricultural field over the course of twenty years? Juniper virginiana, Rosa multiflora , Pinus strobus, Betula  lenta, etc.  Place your bets.