The first two papers I tried for this life-size figure drawing weren’t strong enough and they were torn to shreds relatively early in the process. I finally had success (after almost a month of experimenting) with Arches 300 lb. hot press watercolor paper — it is VERY strong and held up beautifully! The squiggly lines [...]
Dear Center for Contemporary Printmaking moku-hanga workshop participants (Janis Carter, Carol Borelli, Aeleen Frisch, Charles Hallock, Andrea Krupp, Simone Ingram, Wimberley Burton, Mary Gerster, Su-T). Thank you, thank you, THANK YOU!!! What a great week we had, and I congratulate you all for having designed, carved, and successfully printed Japanese technique woodblock prints! WOW! YOU [...]
“Jessica” woodcut approximately 15″ x 10″ completed September 19, 2003 while teaching a five day Japanese technique woodblock printmaking class at the wonderful Center for Contemporary Printmaking in Norwalk, Connecticut. Printed from a single cherry plank in 19 carvings and printings on handmade paper by Yamaguchi Kazuo.
Teeny Tiny little woodcuts. Each image is four square inches in area. An out-of-character-for-me submission to the 4th Biennial International Print Competition 2003 sponsored by the Center for Contemporary Printmaking in Norwalk, Connecticut. April Vollmer sent the announcement to the BarenForum in mid- December, and the miniature format intrigued me. So I bought $39 worth [...]