Another mostly failed attempt to realize a full-color woodcut. The source was a water-color self portrait I painted a few years ago. The reduction print was carved from three blocks in various reductions. A ‘yellow’ block was carved and printed three times, a ‘blue’ block was carved and printed four times, and a ‘red’ block […]
“Sarah”, 2003, 15.25 x 5.124 inches, Chu-tanzaku Bijin Mitate, Moku-Hanga, color woodcut This is a four basswood block reduction in Winsor & Newton Transparent Yellow, Alizarine Crimson, Prussian Blue, & Sumi with 28 color layers with a dark mica ground. 56 sheets printed in all in three variations. This one has a dark baren-suhi ground […]
“Hansel & Gretel”, 1996, 15 x 11 inches, color woodcut – two examples, the second a later state with added imagery and design.
“The Conversation”, 1967, color woodcut, about 11″ x 17″, cover for 1968 Helicon, (Pembroke Hill School’s annual literary magazine.