Here’s an excerpt from Wikipedia about woodblock printing. A stopgap until I publish my own version which I hope will be more informative. Woodblock Printing as 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.Read more ⟶
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 talentedRead more ⟶
Here’s a nice shot of a boxwood block on my leather pillow. An essential bit of equipment for the wood engraver. Shown is the block for the ‘Cottonwood’ engraving.
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 sheetRead more ⟶