Tag: woodblock print

Printmaking – water based woodblock printing

Wood block printing, water color

Alrighty! Some results of my perhaps-to-be-continued-home-experiments with water based woodblock printing. Carving:I made two two sided blocks for the printing. One for the background with some carving (part of the flowers and leaves to be left out of printing), own for flowers, leaves and last the vines/branches. I have to say that it would be

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Printmaking – Woodblock printing (Fern, part 2 of 2)

It is finished! I decided to use just light green in first print and then in second reprint covering just the biggest fern in sap green mixed with my lighter mix. The light green did not pop much out of the different backgrounds, but in the red background it seems almost metallic shiny. In total

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Printmaking – Woodblock printing (Fern, part 1 of 2)

The graphic art / print making course started off with woodblock printing (puupiirros), one type of relief printing. First of all, I have not done any kind of graphic art prints since school times, so all is pretty much new and to be learned. I also faced a bit of terminology pondering while doing this

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