Over Thanksgiving we flew to Port Townsend, WA for a family get-together with my sister-in-law, Barbara Stanny. I took along a tiny watercolor set and a couple of stamps I’d carved — a quarter circle and a half-circle. I entertained myself on the plane ride by printing some tilings (one sqare at at time) on […]
“Red Lion”, image size about 22 x 16 inches was printed in 1997 on handmade Gampi paper. The design of 88 square tiles was determined in advance, and the colors printed using a wide format inkjet printer using archival inks. The black sumi ink was subsequently overprinted using plywood tiles with a 180 degree arc cut out..
“Floral Pattern”, 1997, 24.5 x 16.25 inches, tiled woodcut with sumi ink on handmade Gampi paper
“Hansel & Gretel”, 1996, 15 x 11 inches, color woodcut – two examples, the second a later state with added imagery and design.
This was my first ‘traditional’ multi-block Japanese woodblock print. It was made during a two week workshop taught by Hiroki Morinoue at Anderson Ranch Arts Center in Snowmass, Colorado. That was a life-changing experience — VERY stimulating — and launched me into a whole new world of moku-hanga (traditional Japanese woodblock printmaking)! WOW! Total immersion […]
My original drawing was done very quickly in pencil, then color was indicated using colored pencil. All colored areas in the prints were printed from a single block printed and reduced by carving through many printings. First the areas to remain white were removed by carving the block. then the block was printed in pale […]
Early in 1996, for reasons I still don’t understand, really, I became fascinated by Japanese woodblock printmaking technique. In January, I registered for a two week long workshop to be taught by Hiroke Morinoue at Anderson Ranch Arts Center in Snowmass, Colorado — but I was waitlisted and didn’t know until shortly before the workshop […]
These prints were produced using a set of identical plexi-glass cubes which I machined out of 1/2″ plexi bar stock. I routed a 1/8″ groove in one side, a 1/4″ groove in another side, and a 3/8″ groove in a third side of each long bar. Then I sliced the bars into 1/2″ long cubes using a […]
“Pat”, 1994, 24 x 24 inches, four color tiled plexi-block print on Rives BFK paper. Printed across four block arrangments in four litho ink colors (red, yellow, blue, black).
“The Conversation”, 1967, color woodcut, about 11″ x 17″, cover for 1968 Helicon, (Pembroke Hill School’s annual literary magazine.