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White Line Woodcuts

…also called Provincetown prints, white line woodcuts are printed with watercolor and gouache on paper. I print or draw the image on paper, transfer it to the wood, and then carve the image , registering the paper with thumbtacks along one side. The printing process creates monoprints because every print is an original: each carved shape is hand-colored with paint and rubbed into paper. The wooden block can be reused many times, varying colors and

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Leaf + Fish Prints

Done from nature in water or oil-based ink by hand on paper or clay. 16 Butterfish, 14 x 14 inches, monoprint, 1 of 1 Japanese Maple and French Curve, 12 x 14 inches, monoprint, 2012 Japanese Maple, 12 x 14 inches, monotype ghost, 2 of 2 Sassafras, Gum, Oak Leaf Hydrangea, 14 x 16 inches, monoprint, 1 of 1 Fern on polymer clay, 7 x 5 inches Leaf Print, Walking press monoprint, 16 x 20

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Watercolor + Acrylic Paintings

Why I start or stop a theme is often mysterious to me. Often ideas go on much longer than I expect them to; as I get comfortable with an image, I start varying its color, value and even the medium. Right now I’m developing the Yosemite series in acrylic, gouache, watercolor and white line woodcut and, from time to time, I return to the Microscope and 36 Flower series because I see a microscope or

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