collaborative drawings post 2

Posted on Apr 12, 2012 in Atlanta, books, drawings, eugene, landscape | 4 Comments
collaborative drawings post 2

envelope front: envelope back: drawing front: drawing back: It has been pointed out that this blog doesn’t really work properly. Intuitively, you might think that clicking the image would take you to a larger version. Think again! Like a modern day Alice in Wonderland, the first click takes you to a page with a several ...

collaborative drawings

Posted on Apr 2, 2012 in Atlanta, drawings, eugene, people | 5 Comments

I draw. So does my friend John. I live in Atlanta, GA. John moved to Eugene, OR. We keep in contact by mailing drawings back and forth across the country. We don’t have too many rules for the drawings except that they should be the size of a standard business envelope and the envelope should ...

john trefry (1976-2011)

Posted on Aug 8, 2011 in Atlanta, drawings, landscape, people | 3 Comments

First of all, John is not dead, but he is moving. This morning I helped my friend, former teacher, and fellow ‘76 pack up a Penske for his imminent relocation to Eugene, Oregon. It was sad. There was a lot of cat hair. That’s not what made it sad, though it didn’t make it any ...

this turns into this

Posted on Aug 19, 2010 in architecture, buildings, drawings, landscape, urbanism | One Comment

A childhood spent with coloring books has led me to this point — simple thick black lines on pulpy gray newsprint depict fairy tale scenes and snapshots from Saturday morning cartoons. Unlike those two dimensional worlds commanding you to stay within the prescribed lines, we now get to invent our own lines. If that line ...