Drawing by hand for me allows a slow, looping, layered process of thinking, acting and evaluating. Soft lines start defining a generalized notion. Repeated strokes build up as confidence and clarity increase. A fresh sheet of tracing paper is overlaid and harder lines commit the sketch with greater resolve. In discussions with colleagues we frequently talk and draw, each working through the detail we're trying to solve. Sketches record the thought process help us confirm we are talking about the same thing no matter how loose and geometrically imprecise they may be.Read More
This landscape is the stuff of legend. Bold. Uncompromising. Mysterious. Mythic. No wonder that it has held such power over generations of explorers and artists. Gram Parsons. The Eagles. U2. Queens of the Stone Age. Modern day pilgrims come to the desert to find inspiration, answers and a little peace away from the pulse of the city.Read More
A national historic landmark, the Affleck House in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan was designed by architect Frank Lloyd Wright and built in 1940. It is a stunning example of humanely scaled, residential modern architecture in his Usonian series of houses.Read More
In 2008 Scott M B Gustafson was interviewed in Boulder, Colorado on KGNU radio’s program Art Aloud about a project he completed in school at Kansas State University called Invisible Manhattan. Inspired by Italo Calvino’s book Invisible Cities, this project expressed the social power of hidden radio broadcasts through 3D computer modeling techniques.