Gigantic Woodcut (In Progress)

Gigantic Woodcut (In Progress)

So, this is the woodblock that I am working on right now. I did a photo transfer of the image using some Blender markers. I used a power carver to carve away the negative space. I will probably go back over and take away some more. I want the background noise to be there, but not overwhelming. The transfer stage took about an hour, and the carving thus far has been about 4 hours. The size is 22×30.


About joshsmothers

Hello there people! I'm Josh and this is my fancy pants art blog. I live in San Francisco and I am a Printmaker and Book Artist. On this site you will see both finished works as well as works in progress (sometimes very in depth). If you have any questions about my methods, techniques, pieces, or my favorite football team; feel free to ask!
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