First confronted with a blank sheet of Arches paper as a printmaker in graduate school I began with a horizontal line across a vertical sheet. Little did I know how important, persistent and complex that one element would become. Composition is for me a puzzle, the pieces change, mediums change. Forty years on the intrigue and passion persists. Rothko ReverieRaw RGBWalters LineVegas VarigationAncient CollisionTablet on HighSt. Andrews Glasshouse #8Legal SeparationSolstice Dawn Bloodied SkyMackerel SkyVerdant DazeSeparationsUnder a Falling skyTechnique: Aerial ViewCloudy DayKoi KaleThe Eyes Have ItNo SinNonesuchView from Ellis IslandDraw the CurtainsHung Out to Dry