the whole block, actually upside down!, waiting to be carved.
Monday, February 18, 2008
amaryllis block print
this is the design for my latest block print, inspired by my dried up amaryllis blooms. i love the lines and the different weights of them. hopefully i will be able to carve the block well enough to illustrate the different thicknesses. this is the tracing paper i drew the original image on which is taped onto a piece of graphite paper which is taped onto the lino block so that i can transfer the image onto the block. below is the block(colored in red)with the image completely transferred. i love the graphite paper itself with the "negative" image left on it.
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I really like seeing the whole process. Very cool! Looking forward to the finished piece :)
This will look great - it must be tricky to cut out the pattern.
I absolutely love you cat children ! .. just had to stop and say that : )
It is really fun to see the process! I can't wait to see the finished print.
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