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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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“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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Original Woodblock Print: Roadrunner

Made more woodblock prints of a roadrunner I had earlier cut to make notecards. This time, I used 140 lb. Canson watercolor paper, Speedball black block printing ink and a brayer. An original print (5×7 in.), double-matted (8×10 in.) can … 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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Armadillo Woodblock Print and Elizabeth Bishop’s “The Armadillo”

Inspired by Durer’s rhinoceros woodcut, I did one of an armadillo. Note cards can be ordered on Poetic Expressions at Etsy. And now, Elizabeth Bishop’s poem dedicated to Robert Lowell, “The Armadillo”: THE ARMADILLO BY Elizabeth Bishop For Robert Lowell … Continue reading

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