Thick paper, sumi ink, and strong pressure with a ball-bearing baren produced a rich black. I experimented with modeling paste on Mt Fuji for texture, and torched and scratched plywood with a wire brush to make the strong woodgrain.
Blocks: 11 impressions reduced from five blocks of Shina Plywood and one torched and scratched block of plywood
Ink: Powdered Pigment and Sumi Ink
Actual Size: 10″ x 15″, 2017