Year of the Tiger Chinese Lunar Watercolor Original Woodblock Print

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Chinese Lunar New Year Print Year of the Tiger
Woodblock Print
4x6 inches image 2.5 x 5
Edition 100

Block: 4 Shina ply
Ink: Akua-Kolor pigments
Paper: New Hosho
Comments: Japanese traditional moku-hanga.

Printmakers exchange prints for any reason whatsoever, this was a yearly exchange for the Year of the Tiger in 2010. Image of two menacing tigers based on a cheap Chinese scroll I have hanging in my studio.

Process:
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
ALL MATERIALS ARCHIVAL QUALITY AND PERMANENT Signed Numbered Woodcut Limited edition Tiger Traditional up to 6 in