Monthly Archives: May 2014

On Press – Trying to Find the Ocean . . . Video

Michael Ast, Trying to Find the Ocean, photobook

My book Trying to Find the Ocean was pressed this week and will be ready for ordering by June 10th. I’ll be posting details on my site in the next coming weeks. I’m just waiting for the binding to be completed. Here’s some plates/forms running through a Heidelberg Speedmaster offset press. What a machine!

View VIDEO here

Wang Chung

Michael Ast, monotype, etching, intaglio, aquatint, sharpie etching, printmaking, print, Hahnemuhle, Charbonnel, bone black, Wang Chung, song title, Everybody Wang Chung, pop music

Wang Chung, 5.7.14 (monotype combined with aquatint / sharpie etching) © Michael Ast

Viscosity Print / Etching, 4.30.14

Michael Ast, viscosity, viscosity print, etching, intaglio, photopolymer, avian, birds, crow, raven, abstract, printmaking, Hahnemuhle, Charbonnel, bone black, transparent base, tint base

Easter Sunday (viscosity print, 2014) © Michael Ast