Jeffrey Michael Eaton (b.1984) is an artist who lives and works in Kansas City, MO, USA

 

Poems

 

 

 

Morgan & Morgan

 

 

 

the first sense of texture

 

textured shadows

 

average dark foliage, dark stone,

shadows in portraits in sunlight

 

the pivotal zone for both paper and

film. middle gray; 18% neutral

test card. dark or sunburned skin in

sunlight; average weathered wood

or stone; light foliage

 

caucasian skin in sunlight. snow in

shadow, rocks in sunlight

 

light skin entirely in diffuse light.

average snow in sun; “whites” with

textures and delicate values

 

glaring surfaces; whites without

texture

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Blahnik & Voelker

 

 

 

night sky

night sky

full moon

clear sky

after sunset

cloudy sky

at sunset

gray sky

at noon

cloudy sky

at noon

clear sky

at noon

sun disc

lightning

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kodak, II

 

 

 

for average subjects

in average rooms

with light-colored walls and ceilings

for dark subjects

in dark-colored surroundings
or outdoors at night

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TM-11-2352, III

 

 

 

clear bright
hazy overcast
cloudy bright
cloudy dull
for snow or beach scenes
for distant or aerial scenes
for extreme close-ups
for shadow detail
in shaded areas
for back lighting
for early morning or late afternoon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

London & Upton

 

 

 

stage scene,

sports arena,

circus event

 

brightly lighted downtown

street at night

lighted store window

 

city skyline at night

 

skyline just after sunset

 

candlelit scene

 

campfire scene

burning building at night

 

fireworks against dark sky

 

television or computer monitor image

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jacobson & Mannheim

 

 

 

pale blue

very soft

very pale blue

soft

pale yellow

normal

very pale yellow

vigorous

medium yellow

hard

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ansel Adams

 

 

 

open snow and glacier scenes

 

seascapes and distant views

 

sporting scenes in snow

 

landscape without foreground

sports-grounds

 

landscapes with light foreground

wide streets and squares

buildings, light

 

landscapes with dark foreground

figures in the open (edge of a wood)

buildings and rocks, dark

 

persons in shade of trees

 

persons near window, in direct sunlight

narrow streets, light woodlands

 

persons in light room, near a window

light sunny interiors

 

persons in light room, far from a window

light, but shaded interiors

 

persons in dim room, near a window

fairly light rooms

 

dark interiors

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lee, I

 

 

 

neutral density set

sky set

autumn tint set

sunrise set

landscape set

sky blue set

coral set

sunset set

twilight set

colour grad set

pale tint set

pop set

mist set

selective star set

net set

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

General Electric, I



daylight
sign white
plant light
lite white
cool white
natural white
warm white


 

 

 

 

 

 

Untitled (invitation poems for then & now)
2009 - Ongoing
Text appropriated from photography technique books

Kodak, II, TM-11-2352, III, and General Electric, I were published in ON Journal, Issue 3, Ed. Gabrielle Welsh.

Morgan & Morgan, London & Upton, and Ansel Adams were published in The Burning Sand, Oct. 2016 issue, Ed. Sarah Lowndes.

 

 

 

Essays

 

Untitled (Moonrise), Spring 2016 issue, Wow Huh

Untitled (Henry Moore), February 2015, Temporary Art Review

Robert Morris, Bull Wall, 8 1/2x11, Issue 2, 2014, Plug Projects, Kansas City, MO

L.I.E. Lists of Ten Books, 2011, Library of Independent Exchange, Plymouth, UK

Eventually, All At Once, 2010, M.A. Thesis, Purchase College, S.U.N.Y., Purchase, NY

On Finding, 2009, M.F.A. Thesis, Purchase College, S.U.N.Y., Purchase, NY

 

 

 

Zines

 

Untitled (index for Spring), 2018, Xerox zine and sticker, ed. 50, self-published (PDF)

Untitled (Index for Spring), 2016, Xerox zine, ed. 50, self-published

Untitled (Index for Spring), 2015, Xerox zine, gelatin-silver prints, ed. 50, self-published

Untitled, 2013, Xerox zine, ed. 35, self-published

Bibliography, 2011, Xerox zine, ed. 50, self-published