52 Weeks of Print: 28/52

I know! You thought I’d forgotten about/abandoned this challenge, right? No. In fact, I’ve been craving it and finally had a chance to play with week 28 this weekend. I’d been wanting a “thank you” stamp for packages, cards, etc. – not to even mention that it’s so appropriate for the month of November. This […]

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52 Weeks of Print: 27/52

I have seen a few examples of block printing with two different blocks to get the effect you see above and thought this week’s tea cup would be a good jumping off point. So, I’ve continued the tea theme with 26.2 or Week 27, “Enjoy Tea”. Click here to see weeks 1-26 and/or follow along […]

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52 Weeks of Print: 26/52

Halfway there! Hard to believe I’m halfway there. I am truly an addict now and can’t imagine not doing this each week. This carved little tea cup was a bit of a challenge. I wanted to make it folksy in shape but also add some semi-realistic shadows. Not sure if it’s a total success but […]

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52 Weeks of Print: 25/52

Hi there and Happy Saturday! This week was all about leather and I’m excited to say I may have a few new leather bags to show you come Monday. For now, it’s all about print – block prints and geometrics, to be specific. Was walking out of my studio one afternoon when I spotted that […]

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52 Weeks of Print: 24/52

I actually had two stamps for this week and somehow only photographed one. The one not shown, however, is plain jane and appears underneath the main stamp in the first two images. So you’re not missing anything more than a solid teardrop. At any rate, I initially wanted to play again with layering and ended […]

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52 Weeks of Print: 23/52

Coming close to the halfway mark with this creative challenge! I tried a new linoleum block this week and really love it. It’s not as soft as the Speedball Speedy Carve but much softer than the pre-mounted block I’ve used in the past. Nicer for getting more detail but thinner, so you have to make […]

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52 Weeks of Print: 22/52

Sliding in just under the radar this week but I made it! Hope you like. I love the shape of this flower. To see weeks 1-21, click here and/or follow along on my 52 Weeks of Print Pinterest board. As always, thanks so much for visiting and have a wonderful weekend.

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Flowers Taking Flight

A very happy Monday to you! I hope you had a lovely weekend. It’s still pretty quiet around here as I continue to care give (I have a new appreciation for that line of work!). Thought you’d like to see my little weekend painting. I imagined a cornucopia of flowers rising out of their rather small […]

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52 Weeks of Print: 18/52

Whew! Just sliding in under the radar this week. So, rather than my usual lino carving for week 18, I decided to try out this technique. I would highly recommend it for anyone who wants to try out screen printing. I found a beautiful photo of black cohosh and, with its simple lines, I knew it was […]

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52 Weeks of Print: 8/52

This one came to fruition with difficulty. My creativity apparently checked out and I went through several bad sketches. But once decided, it came together quite easily. 52 Weeks of Print: 8/52 To see weeks 1-7

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52 Weeks of Print: 7/52

…in the oddest places. Do you see the resemblance? I was showering and thinking of my next project for 52 Weeks of Print and there it was – a group of four accent tiles. This block began as a simple sketch similar to the tiles above then morphed into something a little more detailed. By […]

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