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Cutting a plate

I thought I would post a video today showing the process I use to cut a plate for a woodcut.  The print in question here is a two plate, pseudo reduction print.  The image is one I was reworking on a smaller scale from a previous print.  I talked about the logic behind that here. The plate material here is [...]

East 18th

I have just completed editioning a new 4 plate woodcut. The image is derived from a fire escape on a building in central Denver. Nothing particularly unusual, but, like many things it caught my eye. Each of the plates is 1/2" MDF. The plate is primed with a layer of cut shellac, then a thin layer of acrylic gesso. There [...]

New Editions

I have been busy editioning several new prints over the last little bit. It seems like I have had more work in progress, and less finished. I am sort of catching up on the backlog. North Lake Way Color Woodcut 21 7/8" x 14 1/4" Edition of 10 Copyright 2010, Dean Russell Thompson This is a three plate color woodcut, [...]