Saturday, May 31, 2014

"This little house"

12" x 18" Woodcut print edition
Printed on 80 LB pure white paper

This print was done 100% by hand. I drew the original image directly on a block of basswood 

and carved the image in low-relief using hand tools. To print the finished block onto paper 
I rolled Gamblin oil relief ink onto the block. Paper was placed on the block and I rubbed the ink into the paper with a baren. I made 4 prints as you can see by the numbering. I am going to experiment with different color techniques with one or two of the prints  

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Three Woody Scenes

10x14 on watercolor paper 
Woodblock Print - painted with watercolor

This is a hand-pulled print from a woodblock relief - really fun media - and my new obsession. I printed the image on Watercolor paper - then used watercolor to paint. The entire process is really fun , the carving of the block might just be my favorite part, but seeing the print come off the block is fun too.