Grain

I’ve often included images of nature in my artwork.  Recently, I came across these two photos of woodcuts from the 1970s, one of which I’ve sold out.  So it’s great to have a record of it.

When I began printmaking, I became interested in depicting trees showing both their branches and roots as in these prints. They’re almost like x-rays below the ground. For these woodcuts, I carved pine boards and enjoyed using ones in which the knots and grain of the planks were prominent.

tree woodcut op

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I have made visual art works all my life. Arts of May shows some of my explorations in different media and the inspiration I take from other artists and works. An earlier blog, of humans and nature, concentrates on my photographs of natural places that help my spirit.

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