An original map of Navasota gets digitized

NAVASOTA, TX – We teamed up with Two Rivers Heritage Foundation to scan a map of the original town. Measuring almost 20×24 inches and containing seventeen internal pages, scanning the delicate document took some thought. We used two flood lamps, placed the book in front of a matboard and made three digital photographs of each page. We stitched the images together in photoshop. Today this valuable piece of Navasota history lives online as a PDF file.

Download Navasota Map (.pdf)

*Special thanks to Two Rivers Heritage Foundation


Fiber-Base Print Stabilization

NAVASOTA, TX – Trusted development and washing procedures ensure print longevity. Prints can hold corrosive elements such as hypo and silver halide when processed incorrectly. These chemicals can jeopardize appearance and harm neighboring pictures when archived. Here is a tried stabilization method.
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Recent Work + Updates

It’s been a while!

I have been busy working out some things in painting- questioning, experimenting, but most importantly, just making. Here are a few things I’ve completed recently:


Beaded Tapestry
“Beaded Tapestry with Tassels”, 30×30″ acrylic on canvas.
Before the Sun Sets_Jayde Archbold
“Before the Sun Sets” Acrylic on wood panel, 24×24″
Mix Matched Diamonds _ Jayde Archbold
“Mix Matched Diamonds” 24×30″ acrylic on canvas
rug study
“Rug Study” 8×10″ Acrylic on canvas


First Annual Art in the Attic Event

This is late….

BUT. We had an art show in the attic, and it was cool. We opened up the Horlock House for Halloween night and let families come see the gallery and what the Horlock House and family were about. We had spooky decorations and music to set the mood, and hung art in the attic, complete with a photo of the Horlock Grave. Despite the rain, the event was a success. We were happy to bring something new to the community (and correct any rumors about the house being haunted!)