Once a year, ants fly. It's usually the same day all over the country.
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Two miniature linoleum prints, technically difficult to cut. Each board measures only 5x5cm, so most lines are 1 mm thick, or less.
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.
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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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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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Graphics: "Star Tiles" (linoleum), version 1 to 5. There are four handmade prints on each piece of paper:
Each Star Tile measures 5x5cm and all of them are constructed from the same basic gridlines.