Tuesday, February 9, 2016

And now for something a little different

Here in Heart of the Rockies I'm still carving away for the next color pass on the bufflehead linocut, with periodic time outs for things like framing and packing finished prints. Later this week I'll venture up the Front Range and over the Continental Divide on a three-day road trip to deliver the aforementioned framed and packed work to galleries. More on this soon!

Since there's not much to see on my block, I thought I'd share some vintage relief printing from British Pathé. I love these old films, even with their eye-rolling narration. This one features print blocks carved by a woman wielding a router, the effective "beat-it-with-a-stick" method of creating flocked wallpaper, and William Morris designs. You're welcome.

1 comment:

  1. These wonderful clips are doing the rounds on Facebook.I think the expression is "viral" or maybe I've confused that with some hipster stuff?
    But the wallpapers are gorgeous, aren't they? And I'm a plain paint gal so I can hang art without a clash.


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