After gathering all the images and ideas (see Part 1 for this rather agonizing process), you’ve got to get the whole thing onto a flat, 2-D surface in some sort of order that is understandable, so that you can start carving without a lot of guesswork. Thinking where you have to cut slows the carving waaaaaay down.
It started with an invitation
…to participate in a 40 x 60 Woodcut Challenge! (Actually, it started with an inquiry about whether or not there were still any openings to participate, and thankfully, they’d seen my work and welcomed me to take part).
40 x 60 Challenge?
Got the email today that Pas de Deux, a hand-colored linocut that I did the summer before last) made it into Birds in Art 2015! I still can’t believe it. Continue reading
Feet as big as babies!
That was the first thing I noticed as one of the tiny black & white babies ran under her tail and screeched to a halt right in front of her foot. The sow’s foot was actually bigger than her baby!
‘Quality Production,’ oil on panel, 38in x 48in. Available now at Artisan Gallery, Paoli. Click on image to enlarge.
‘In Dog Years’ at Artisan Gallery through December 2014
Finally, a return to painting with this solo show opening tonight! ( Friday, Nov. 7, 2014, 5-9 pm, Artisan Gallery, Paoli)