Month: June 2016

Woodblock and Stencils

I’m currently preparing for my class and residency with Karen Kunc at Constellation Studios in Lincoln, Nebraska. She is an incredible woodcut printmaker who uses a few “simple” techniques to create spectacular work. (You can see some of the amazing work that she creates with these techniques HERE.) In order to […]

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Testing A Laser Carved Plate

While I’m catching up on old stories, let me tell you a little more about my trip to Seattle in May. I was selling at the Northwest Folklife Festival and having a great time. Just down the row from me was a vendor I had never seen before. His name […]

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Tone Tests

Do you remember that, tucked firmly in the back of my mind is a goal to find ways to introduce “tone” to my woodblock prints. I used ghosts in my first set of leaf prints a while back as a first try at creating areas of ink color in between […]

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Art and Crafts Press Visit

When I was in Seattle for a couple of shows in May, I decided to make use of my down time between them to visit art supply stores and to meet a woman whose work I’ve admired from a distance, Yoshiko Yamamoto, one of the owners of the Arts and […]

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Sorry For The Spotty Blogging

Whew! To say that I’m overwhelmed at the moment is a gross understatement. Between doing shows, designing and creating a new cloth color, and studying for my residency at Constellation Studios this summer, I just don’t have time to blog. I promise that I’m taking lots of pictures and roughing […]

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