My son Frank has a collection of manual typewriters. I painted a portrait of one of them, an Olympia SG-1, the industry standard for office typewriters in the 1950s.
As I painted, I had the following thought:
Here is the sound of that very saying being typed on an Olympia SM-9, a portable version of the SG-1. You can hear the warning bell at the end of each line reminding me to return the carriage.
Watch a trailer for "The Typewriter in the 21st Century"
In the Guardian: Germany may revert to typewriters for sensitive documents to counter high-tech surveillance technology.
And here are links to my new video on watercolor painting:
"Watercolor in the Wild" HD download: (Credit Card)
"Watercolor in the Wild" HD download: (Paypal)
"Watercolor in the Wild" DVD: (NTSC, Region 1)