LBPinprogress

Closeup of Woodcut In Progress

I am currently working on a design for a bookplate.  The cutting is nearly complete; all that remains is the name at the bottom.  The text must be carved in reverse because it prints as a mirror image.  After carving is complete I can ink it up and print it.

 

featured_rockin_rollin_printsThe steamroller printmaking event, Rockin’ Rollin’ Prints 2017, was this past Sunday.  It was held at Saint Arnold Brewery in Houston, and is an annual event put on by Print Matters Houston.  This was the first time I have participated in an event like this.  I am completely hooked.  Read on to hear about my experience as a volunteer, about my print, and for pictures. Read More

whosketch

Graphite, gouache, ink. 13cm x 20cm

This drawing is from last November.  My source photo has been misplaced and I cannot remember who it is. It’s in the computer somewhere. I drew with sanguine marker first, put in the darks with black brush pen, and then used a white gel pen for the lights.  

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