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Evelyn’s Tree Print

February 7, 2010

I was able to show her two stages of this print before she left us.

Here is the progress so far:

This is a linoleum block print. I’ve drawn the image onto the surface with pencil then reinforced the lines using permanent marker.

This is the same block in carving stage.

This is a proof of the block. It allows me to see how fine the lines are getting and what parts still need to go.

Still have quite a bit more to carve. We shall see how it all turns out and I’ll keep you posted!

4 Comments leave one →
  1. Carol permalink
    February 7, 2010 9:28 am

    I think the sky and trees look great. STOP. Are you thinking of more carving on the grass part? That image echos the one on the top of your blog.

    • paperstew permalink*
      February 7, 2010 12:34 pm

      Yes it does connect to the blog top. I’ve loved this image for the past 3 years and knew it would become a print one day. There is a horizon line and ocean not yet carved. Thanks for your input Carol. I always value your opinion being an amazing artist that you are! 🙂
      Thanks Melissa for your comment too. It’s amazing to see how alert people are to images!

  2. February 7, 2010 12:34 pm

    It’s lovely, and it is like the image at the top of your blog. Did you notice that before? No comment on stopping or adding more from me, ’cause I just don’t know. Glad your mother got to see it.

  3. jeul permalink
    February 8, 2010 9:18 am

    It’s beautiful, glad Evelyn was able to see it. Peace, Jean

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