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The Bottom

The Bottom

After finishing “Finding Fuji”, I had the idea to continue the image, to create “the bottom” of the waterfall and mountain. So …

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 …

Party Chicks at Night

Party Chicks at Night

The Party Chicks have returned, 15 years after their debut. Paper: Yamaguchi Hosho Blocks:  18 impressions reduced from four blocks of Shina Plywood …

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

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 …

October Leaves

October Leaves

The style of “October Leaves” is quite different from what I have been doing recently.  I started this woodcut 16 years ago, …

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 …

Kitchen Window

Kitchen View

It was a great year for wildflowers on our hill. Blocks – 17 impressions (partial reduction) from shina plywood Paper – Yamaguchi …

Stacked Cards

Stacked Cards

  PEACE, LIGHT, JOYFUL LIFE; MAY YOUR CARDS BE STACKED JUST RIGHT! Paper: Yamaguchi Hosho Wood: 5 Blocks Shina Plywood, 1 Block …

Joy in the Mountains

Joy in the Mountains

Do you see it? Actually I don’t want you to see “it” at first glance. Maybe it will pop out at you, …