I used a Spanish Cedar block for this print — you can see the marked grain of the wood (horizontal light colored lines) in the detail below. The overall mottling in the color of the print is from the very textured (and very beautiful!) Inomachi paper.
"Jessica", Oct 2003, 6.25" x 10.5"
completed November, 2003, woodblock print, 17 state reduction, graphite on Inomachi paper