Video: Printing a Reduction Woodcut

Here’s a video illustrating some steps on how I print a seven colour reduction woodblock print. For those who aren’t familiar with the process, it’s a method of making an intricate multi-colour print using only one block, which is printed over and over again on the same paper with different colours after subsequent parts of […]

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Two JJ Lankes woodcuts

Here’s a couple of woodcuts by JJ Lankes. Even though they aren’t wood engravings, his work does have the feel of an engraving rather than plank grain work.

He was born in Buffalo, New York in 1884. In his youth he trained and worked as a draughtsman before going on to study art at the Art Student’s League of Buffalo and the Boston Museum of Fine Arts.

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Woodblock Printing

Woodblock printing is a technique for printing text, images, or patterns that originated in China in antiquity as a way of printing on textiles and then paper. With a wood plank that has been carved in such a way to allow inking and subsequent printing, it continues to be widely used throughout East Asia. The […]

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Amy Winehouse

Amy Winehouse, the intense, nuclear talent who pierced through the flotsam and jetsam of the entertainment industry to soar high and then implode. Another in the long narrative of those who briefly outshine everyone else only to sputter and die out at an unreasonable age. I made this drawing and subsequent woodcut on a sheet […]

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