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Spirit Bear Clouds, woodblock -

Spirit Bear clouds Printing color runs 8 and 9. Color Run 8, The carve I decided to print subtle line work over the previous solid color at the top of the sky. The process starts with me drawing my line work with a Shapie fine line marker. The carving does take time. I have found if I don't try to rush, then it actually goes quicker. And, with the liners close together, the cuts don't have to be that deep at all.  COLOR RUN 8 - Detail It took about two short mornings to cut the sky ( 3 hours)...

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Chaco Sojourn, woodblock -

I align the paper to a guide that serves as a mask allowing the wood grain to print in a certain area.

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process, woodblock -

My woodblock start from rough sketches, some rougher or looser than others. For me, the object of a sketch is to capture the mood as opposed to the assorted detailed elements.

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Spirit Bear Clouds, woodblock -

The steps used to print the seventh color run. I am just printing the upper portion of the block, the sky area.

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Spirit Bear Clouds, woodblock -

Starting the carve on the final run on the sky for the woodblock Spirit Bear Clouds, or I hope it's the final sky run.

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