First print of the new year

exhibition, Prints

GUESS WHO GOT A DREMEL FOR CHRISTMAS. I guess my dad decided he wanted his back.

Photo Jan 06, 12 12 13 PM

Here it is in my workspace–it took a little getting used to, but I eventually figured out how to draw with it on plexiglas.

Photo Jan 08, 5 29 42 PM

Here’s the sketch I decided to try–I doodled this at work one day, and later found it in my purse. I figured it would make a decent practice print (since this was the first time I’d done this kind of drypoint), but ended up liking it a lot.

Photo Jan 08, 5 30 50 PMFirst proof.

Photo Jan 08, 5 31 08 PM

Second proof.Photo Jan 08, 5 31 33 PMFinal print, after some burnishing. After I chine colle’d it, his ended up being my contribution to the Cascade Print Exchange VII, an annual exchange organized by my former professor (and rockstar printmaker) Yuji Hiratsuka.

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