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 […]
CCP Moku Hanga Workshop March 13-17, 2006
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 woodcuts
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 […]