This morning I pulled the final impressions of my first 77×42 inch woodblock print using my new press… Not bad for a first attempt, actually, but I believe I can greatly improve with more practice! Registration appears to be pretty close to dead-on, thanks to paper maker Iwano Ichibei’s having rocked the paper mold lengthwise […]
Lily: study in pink and blue
Woodblock print: Study in Pink and Blue (for Baren Forum’s NUDE CALENDAR EXCHANGE), image about 9″ x 6″, a bit smaller than chuban, water colors, completed August 26th, 2003. Twenty impressions from two reduction blocks on each of seventy sheets of Yamaguchi Hosho paper — most impressions ruined by leaky roof in studio.