I don’t really understand what has happened to me these last few years. I never had allergy problems before about 10 years ago. Well, I correct that. I had only minor allergy issues previously. Now, as I age, it keeps getting worse each year. Add the pandemic of 2020 on top of that and I have become keenly aware of the sniffles when they arrive. When I was 18 years old I had a buddy of mine throw a red clay encrusted piece of brick at me and hit me square on the nose. breaking said nose. He didn’t know there was a brick inside.Read More →

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The story is not long. It could actually be told in just a few sentences. And if you want to take a video “shortcut” just go over to my Youtube channel, “Phil Albritton“, and watch the 33 minute movie version of this little story. It all began a few years ago when my nephew traveled with his family from Utah across the country to visit us country folks here in south Alabama. They took some photos during that trip and some were posted on Facebook as part of their travelogue. One of those pics was of one of the daughters, Lori, who was sporting aRead More →

A few days ago I managed to print the 4th and final color (near black) on the Flaming Ford serigraph edition I’ve been working on. I printed 20 copies and only managed to mess up about 4 of those during the whole process. It was a learning experience and hopefully with the corrections I’ve made to my processes it will be a lower casualty rate next time. I signed and numbered all 20 but only 16 ended up in the edition. I made 4 of them just artist proofs, and will use them as gifts or display samples. I made a couple of short videosRead More →

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Many years ago when I was attending the University of Florida getting my fine art degree in studio art, one of my personal projects was a portrait I did from a slide taken in Austria some 10 years prior. The subject was a fellow missionary in the Austrian mission, in my district at that time while we were working in Steyr. Our district, consisting of four missionaries, took a little scenic tour with some members of the branch one Saturday. We went on a train to a small valley and climbed around the hillsides and had a picnic lunch that day. I took the picRead More →