Category Archives: wooblock print

Arts and Crafts Fair in the Park

Another year has passed and it’s time for the annual Arts and Crafts Fair in the Park. Beautiful sunny weather, but didn’t seem to be as many people as last year (two vendors even packed up and never came back.) … Continue reading

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Hermit Crab Notecards

Took the original woodblock print of the hermit crab and copied them onto card stock to make sets of notecards. This time, I stamped them with a seal, again to give it a touch of red (a carry-over from my … Continue reading

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Hermit Crab Woodblock Print

Last summer vacation in Galveston, I came across small hermit crabs underfoot while wading in the ocean. Decided to carve a woodblock and make a print of it (since I didn’t get that bookstore job, so I have time on … Continue reading

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Rooster Woodblock Notecards

Reproduced the rooster woodblock print on color card stock (red, yellow, blue, neon green, forest green). Lined up for the photo, they kinda-sorta have a Andy Warhol effect?

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Rooster Woodblock Print

Finished cutting a woodblock of a rooster last week and printed it out on ten sheets of Canson 140 lb. watercolor paper using black Speedball block printing ink and a brayer.

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“Hedgie the Hedgehog”™ Notecards

Yesterday, I made notecards from the woodblock I cut of a hedgehog. Couldn’t resist giving it a name, so I came up with Hedgie the Hedgehog™ (Hedgie being short for Hedginald). Why stop at naming, so I came up with … Continue reading

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Woodblock Print: Great Horned Owl

Again, I had previously made note cards off the woodblock I did of a great horned owl. This time I made 5×7 prints off the block using Speedball black block printing ink on 140 lb. Canson watercolor paper, then double-matted … Continue reading

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Shakespeare Woodblock Print Original

Since I did a squirrel, I decided to make actual prints from a woodblock I had cut last year to make cards. This time, I printed it out with a brayer on 140 lb. Canson watercolor paper using Speedball pewter … Continue reading

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Woodblock Print: Squirrel

Decided to try printing out woodblock prints directly on to 90 lb. Canson watercolor paper and then double-matting them for framing. An actual woodblock squirrel print printed directly off the block, initialed and numbered can be ordered from Etsy.

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Squirrel Woodblock Print and W.B. Yeats

Lots of oak trees where I now live, so I often encounter these furry creatures on my walk to the post box. I also see them scampering around the nearby park where I also like to walk. And now a … Continue reading

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