February 25, 2007
This is the sketch; the inspiration came from a park we stopped at and wandered through on our Seattle trip last fall. The path wound through a grove of these trees and the needles on most of them were turning orange as if they were deciduous leaves. They were backlit to amber by the sun and in sharp relief against the surrounding greenery of the park. It was breathtaking and we were kicking ourselves for not having the camera again. How many times do we need to learn that lesson?
February 18, 2007
I wish I could print during the week as well and not just on weekends. The number of colours still left to go increases with each colour I print; last week it was three or four, now I know I still want at least five more from this point. And I already have ideas for the next block I want to do.
February 11, 2007
I'm thinking at least three more; I'm totally getting into this "suicide" method of printing. More so than doing multiple blocks maybe but I came across the website of a lino artist, Natalia Moroz, who combines both methods – that’s deffinitely worth an experiment.
Her work is incredible; both R. and I are in awe. It inspires and depresses me at the same time. I have such a long, long way to go…