1990 February 20

Make Your Choice, Adventurous Stranger

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Make your choice adventurous stranger
Strike the bell and bide the danger
Or wonder till it drives you mad
What would have followed if you had

—C.S. Lewis, from The Magician's Nephew

…the perspective on the tile floor and the intricate Arabic geometry of the ceiling arch are the most technically difficult tasks I've ever faced in an art project. Even now, remembering all the research, calculations, guidelines, erasing, and redrawing gives me the shakes. (Ok, not literally. But it was a real pain.)