This wonderful interview between Katherine Bradford and her son Arthur shows exactly why we were lucky to have her for Plumb's first season. If you're in Portland, OR, her show there is on view until December 20th at Adams and Ollman.
Brooklyn artist Katherine Bradford shares details on each of her Plumb notebooks, including her fits-in-hand Mini Superhero Notebook, tasty Short Stack Journal, and mighty Titanic Sketchbook. Write, draw, paint, doodle—you can literally do whatever you want in them. Katherine demonstrates: Video by Carol Saft.
I grabbed a Sharpie and decided to see what drawing in Katherine Bradford’s Titanic Sketchbook felt like. I tend to like drawing on all kinds of paper so this book was right up my alley. Probably my favorite book for drawing in from Season 1.
“Today what we need most is the life of the imagination. Informal notebooks provide a space where you don’t feel intimidated, where you can experiment and vary your approach from page to page.” —Katherine Bradford When the Plumb team considered the inaugural trio of artists, we were looking for variety and complementarity among the group. Where Tucker Nichols draws and …