I'm designing a small print to submit to an International Print Exchange in the UK. While I'm working on it, I've decided to post some photos I took in Florence and Venice last September that I had intended to post this past autumn. In Florence, scooters and religion meet on a small street: The amazing… Continue reading Italy in September
I carved this linocut in March or April, took a rough proof, made the adjustments I thought it needed and finally printed the image last week.
Yesterday I printed the "Portrait of a Wary Bird" in black oil based ink. It's on a lovely Japanese paper whose name I have unfortunately misplaced. Here she or he is:
Today I went to the student climate strike in downtown Toronto to show my support for the students and for all those seeking meaningful climate action now. So this is not one of my usual art posts. But, then, none of us creates art in a vacuum. It was a grey drizzly day in Toronto… Continue reading At the Student Climate Strike in Toronto
This is a proof of my most recent block print. I've been using this blue water-based ink for proofing because it's easy to clean up. It gives me enough of an idea of the shapes and textures to see if I need to make any changes. For completed prints I use a washable oil based… Continue reading Portrait of a Wary Bird