• Instruction,  Woodblock

    Woodblock Printing

    Here’s an excerpt from Wikipedia about woodblock printing. A stopgap until I publish my own article which I hope will be better written. Woodblock Printing is a technique for printing text, images or patterns used widely throughout East Asia and originating in China in antiquity as a method of printing on textiles and later paper. As a method of printing…

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    Work in Progress

    Sarah Palin Woodblock Print

    Here’s my initial proof, or first state of a woodcut I did of Sarah Palin this afternoon. I used a photo from the web as a reference. I can’t get enough of Tina Fey’s send-up of her on Saturday Night Live. I really enjoyed the show last night as delivered by that company of talented company of comedic actors. Despite…

  • Woodblock

    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 of weather beaten plywood from…