Woodblock print: Study in Pink and Blue (for Baren Forum’s NUDE CALENDAR EXCHANGE), image about 9″ x 6″, a bit smaller than chuban, water colors, completed August 26th, 2003. Twenty impressions from two reduction blocks on each of seventy sheets of Yamaguchi Hosho paper — most impressions ruined by leaky roof in studio.
Archives for August 2003
Title: Sarah Reclining (bijin aizuri-e) Size: 16″ x 22″ Date: August, 2003 Medium: woodblock print (water based pigments) on washi My primary model for almost a decade, Sarah had fallen asleep while modeling for this print. To me, her relaxed posture and features were so beautiful! “Bijin” is a Japanese word which means “beautiful woman.” […]