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Hanten Hen

Hanten Hen

In October 2017, I demonstrated printing “Hanten Hen” at several walk-in sessions at Boston’s Museum of FIne Arts.  Hanten is a short …

Kimono Hen

Kimono Hen

The second of the triptych is “Kimono Hen”. Paper: Yamaki Hosho Blocks: Eight Impressions on Shina Plywood Ink: Powdered Pigment and Sumi Ink …

Kabuki Hen

Kabuki Hen

In 2017, I was asked to view Boston’s MFA exhibit, “Showdown: Kuniyoshi vs Kunisada”, create a work inspired by seeing the show, …

May Tre

May Tree

Sometimes one just has to have fun. Blocks: Shina Plywood (5 blocks with 11 impressions) Ink: Sennelier Dry Pigment and Sumi Ink …

"April Showers"

April Showers

“April Showers” started by observing all the red color that appears as the grays of March fade away. I’m not thrilled with the print, …

Finding Fuji

Finding Fuji

This print feels like me.  A heavy paper produced the rich black I love. I experimented with modeling paste on Mt Fuji for …

Election Emotion

Election Emotion

“Election Emotion” was made for a small woodcut exchange, conceived with the goal of helping some of us find our way after the 2016 …

Merry Marsh

Merry Marsh

Water flows into the pond and grasses part.  Textures and patterns are everywhere … and the wind keeps changing it all .  The marsh is such …

Misty Marsh

Most mornings begin with an early walk around our pond.  In December, before the ice forms, heavy mist often blankets the water. …

Heartbreak Mountain

Heartbreak Mountain

The image may be rather abstract, but a lot of heart and thought went into this woodcut. Paper: Yamaguchi Hosho (my first successful attempt sizing …

Counting Cranes

Counting Cranes

One of my favorite Hokusai images is that of the cranes in his one-stroke-drawing manga.  I designed Counting Cranes for printing demonstrations at Boston’s MFA during the Hokusai …