Books, Mail Art, Printmaking

Old Prints, New Booklets & Mail Art 2

I’ve sent out another booklet as mail art, this time to a friend who’s also an artist.  This was the first book I complied.  It’s made of two prints.  I placed the smaller book upside down inside the large one and sewed them together. Kapoks Touching, which you can see in my last post, forms… Continue reading Old Prints, New Booklets & Mail Art 2

Books, Mail Art, Printmaking

Old Prints, New Booklets & Mail Art

I’ve made many linocuts and woodcuts since the 1970s, some of which I’ve sold and given as gifts or hung on my walls.  But I have a great many that I’ve stored in a box and carried with me.  They’ve been accusing me of neglect for several years.  I have finally, this month, begun paying… Continue reading Old Prints, New Booklets & Mail Art

Printmaking

Inner Landscape Linocut

Back to printmaking.  This is one of my favourite colour linocuts.  I made it using the same process--subtraction printing--that I described in Mental Gymnastics.  The print is one of several abstract ones I made in 1993.  I didn't plan the design ahead, but let the work develop as I moved along, allowing shapes to appear.… Continue reading Inner Landscape Linocut