I am pleased to announce the Siver Black online store is open! Above are my first two print offerings: “Homage to JCV” and “Homage to JCV 2”. The black ink print is a limited edition of 47, the color print an edition of 12. These are hand-pulled by me in my studio, not made by machines.
The shop only has US shipping listed. Message me for international shipping prices.
Trial Proof, woodcut relief print, 12″ x 18″
This is a trial proof of the color version of my new woodcut print. I printed magenta first, then blue, then yellow, and finally black. The yellow block is where the magic happens,
“Homage to J.C.V.” Woodcut relief print, 12″ x 18″
I completed this woodcut about two weeks ago as a birthday gift for my mom. The motif is based on a design her grandfather created. Juan Cleo Valenzuela was a skilled leather crafter and saddle maker in California.
This is a test print from a woodcut I have been working on. It is based on a sketchbook drawing I did in ink and gouache which you can see here. What I was looking for in this experiment was a way to emulate my drawing style in the woodcut printmaking process.
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.
The piece I made at Rockin’ Rollin’ Prints was selected for the Steamrolled VII exhibit! I am super excited.
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