In this print I not only appreciate the quiet moment portrayed, but wished especially to challenge myself with the pinstripe pattern in Danielle’s robe. I was ecstatic when the tiny sections of stripes in each block were accurately registered during printing into a believable image. Whoopee! But the most beautiful areas of the print may […]
This is a two-block reduction printed on 48 sheets completed April 12, 2003 after five days of carving and printing. I was unhappy with the reds in the face and arm of my previous print. I had wanted those to be very intense, vibrating against the blues of the robe. But the color never vibrated […]
This image of Dana turning in my yukata was my first attempt at aizuri-e (blue printed picture). I used only shades of blue in this Japanese technique woodblock print (moku-hanga). Later efforts included sumi or other blacks in order to increase the depth of darkest printings.