1000 Woodcuts Updates — work in progress

October CRAZY2020 other updates

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October CRAZY2020 other updates

Greetings!   Update on Flower Wizard and other blocks Finished! The Wizard relief block in basswood, stained in light pigmented polyurethane. Staining is a bit of a risk because it is a very permanent process but I find "people like color" even if subtle. I like color. The block is about an inch and a half and some of the deepest mountains in the horizon go in about three quarters. All the details can be seen here: https://1000woodcuts.com/collections/original-woodblocks/products/flower-wizard-southwest-landscape-hand-carved-relief-original-woodblock-colored-satin-finish   My personal evolution on blocks I always wondered what printmakers do with their blocks but most just cancel them by scoring the front and stack them...

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Latest Studio Work and a Sale

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Latest Studio Work and a Sale
Studio news, another block gets done and a sale for Labor Day.

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Conversation With a Canyon II and more

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Conversation With a Canyon II and more
Progress on the Conversation With a Canyon series and making lemonade in the studio, well, not really, just adapting to life away from my beloved collectors. It's all good online!

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A day in the studio, conversation with a canyon

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A day in the studio, conversation with a canyon
Working on the Conversation With a Canyon series (of two, let's not overdo it :-). Ink is mixed, key block is carved, color block is cut and I'm ready to print.

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Working on...

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Working on...

New works in progress Just about done with a new version of an older work. I changed the name because I can so what used to be "Pine creek" is now "In the waterfall" There isn't a new print, just a deep relief single hand carved basswood block. Staining/painting in progress. Pics of the old print and new version: In the waterfall getting carved up Block finished and old(er) print from previous block And done! Will list momentarily New in progress I still participate in exchanges and there is a deadline coming in about 6 weeks. The theme is "colorfield" and...

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