October 26, 2010 I completed an edition of five of this 12-block woodcut (77 x 22 inches):
Images of new 85 x 43 inch pen and ink drawing of dancer and choreographer Jennifer Owen completed June 13, 2010.
Today I completed “Rick”, another large scale pen and ink drawing, this one measuring 75 x 45 inches on Arches 300 lb. hot press watercolor paper.
Large scale pen and ink drawing — a portrait of my friend, Jim W. At 84 inches high (7 ft) it’s one of the largest of my drawings. I like the rendering of the hairs and of the fabric of the shirt where the woven threads can be made out in places…
“Jon” will be my final pen and ink drawing for a while, as I have now begun work on a third large-scale woodblock print of “Sara” reclining in bed — a bit larger than life-size from 17 blocks… More on that later — here’s the “Jon” drawing, 76 x 45 inches: