Original Wood Engraving Surreal Globe Human Figures Embracing World Peace Love
Original Limited Edition Wood Engraving
Signed and numbered in pencil by the artist
In new condition
Designed, cut and hand-printed by the artist
Size indicated is image size
ALL MATERIALS ARCHIVAL QUALITY AND PERMANENT
17" x 11" inches
Block: Corian, (polysynthetic resin by Dupont)
Process: Engraving. Working on Corian allows for infinite detail because the resin, unlike wood, will not crumble. Thus I am able to leave tiny dots and lines and they will withstand the pressure of the printing process.
Image: Printmakers exchange prints all the time, one of the advantages of doing multiple works of art. This was conceived for an exchange entitled War/Peace. I envisioned that only people can bring the world together...and perhaps also tear it apart; as usual I chose the view of the optimist.
Process: Woodcuts are made by drawing an image on a block of wood, usually cherry in my case, then carving out the negative spaces. After carving, what is left is a big "stamp" of the desired image. I roll ink with a roller over the woodcut, place a piece of handmade paper on the inked block, apply pressure and transfer the image on the paper.
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