In his only surviving work De Rerum Natura (On the Nature of Things), the philosopher and poet Lucretius expounds on his theory that all matter is composed of tiny particles, making him the world’s second atomic physicist (Democritus, in fact, … Continue reading
What better way to celebrate the Chinese New Year than with Coq au Vin?
Pour Gabriel, le messager des bonnes nouvelles ! John Milton, le Paradis Perdu, livre 4, 1667 Traduction de l’anglais par François-René de Chateaubriand
Friends of Calligraphy asked me to write the names on the honorary certificates for their Annual General Meeting at the San Francisco Public Library on May 1st, 2016.
En hommage aux victimes de l’attentat à la rédaction de Charlie Hebdo. In memory of the victims of the massacre at the editorial offices of Charlie Hebdo.
It’s never too late to say Happy New Year.
Media: Gold leaf, watercolor, gouache and sumi ink on white pergamenata. Dimensions: h: 20″, w: 16″. Artist: Raoul Martinez. Commission for the Horizons Foundation. Title: These I Singing in Spring. Author: Walt Whitman
This was my final piece for Judy Detrick’s Fraktur class at Fort Mason. Sumi ink, gouache and gold leaf on white pergamenata. If I had to do it all over again, I would have done the title in red.