Original Wood Engraving Art Inspirational Haiku Light Life Seeker Surreal Traveler at Dawn

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"Traveler at dawn
On a voyage to the sun
While all others sleep"

Paper 12" x 10"
Image 6" diameter
Edition 100

Block: Boxwood round
Ink: Umber
Paper: BFK Light or Stonehenge Cream
Process: Wood engraving
Image: I often get asked how I get my inspiration and I tell people that it's the wood; I pick up a piece of wood and "it talks to me". Of course I get many weird looks, but the point is...the images are already there! These boxwood rounds speak loudly and I enjoy making little fantasy worlds inside of them. This particular set came to me during an early drive from a festival...heading home once more.

Woodcuts and wood engravings 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.

All my woodcuts are made in limited editions, signed and numbered in pencil by the artist.
Sold in pristine/never framed condition (sold unmatted/unframed).
Designed, cut and hand-printed by the artist

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