Being bound

I”m so grateful to have had the opportunity to create a new work commemorating Outward Bound NC’s 50 years of service. Read some of my thoughts and feelings on the print, process, and being a part of the Outward bound experience.

Carving the block

Woodcut carving can be much more than just a u-gouge. Intricate and detailed images are achievable with a knife as the primary tool.

Dig deeper into the woodcut carving process and learn the 4 steps or phases of the traditional method of wood cutting for relief printmaking for the crispest results and the least wear on your body.

Cutting a kento registration

The traditional japanese kento registration method is a nearly foolproof way to register multicolor woodblock prints no matter your printing method.

This post shows how to cut an accurate kento registration on your woodblock.