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Endless Knot I & II

Two miniature linoleum prints, technically difficult to cut. Each board measures only 5x5cm, so most lines are 1 mm thick, or less.

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Endless Knot I & II. Linoleum print. 2012. Size 5x5cm.

While I'm responsible for the cutting and printing I can't take credit for the designs as they are apparently more than 1000 years old.

Read on for more prints (patterns with these two), and the story.

2012.12.04 22:44 in Endless knots

Glue prints: Trees in black

These prints are very different from the others I've posted. They're also a little dark, which is due to the technique used...

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Trees In Black I & II. Glue on linoleum, printed. 2012. Size around 15x10cm.

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2012.12.04 22:13 in Graphics

Quick portrait sketches in Acrylics

Most of the paintings I do are several weeks -- if not months, or sometimes even years -- underway. So, as an experiment I have taken up a challenge; doing quick "live" portrait sketches in acrylic paint. Here, "sketches" means just that, sketches. Here are the two most recent ones:

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Portrait sketches. Acrylics on paper. 2012. Size around 50x40cm.

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2012.12.02 00:35 in Painting

Star Tiles 1 to 5

Graphics: "Star Tiles" (linoleum), version 1 to 5. There are four handmade prints on each piece of paper:

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"Star Tile #1 to #5". 2012. Linoleum, 10x10 cm.

Each Star Tile measures 5x5cm and all of them are constructed from the same basic gridlines.

2012.11.21 05:47 in Patterns

Star Tile lino prints on paper binders

A little something from the "crafts" department: Paper binders decorated with different hand printed star tile patterns (Click to see large size photos):

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Paper binders with linoleum prints. 2012. Size A4.

Each binder has 28 separate linoleum prints on it, even though it may look like one big print.

2012.11.14 00:23 in Patterns