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Printmaking: Winter Trees and Rosehips

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I made a commitment to set aside more time to being creative (read: spend time away from the computer) in 2010 and so far, so good. Result? First prints of the New Year!

I was inspired by wintry flora, which turned into a tree series as well as a rosehip print.

Both of the prints were carved onto simple erasers and then printed onto white and brown paper. Need some printing inspiration? Check out the fantastic book Printing by Hand by Lena Corwin.

Written by Anna Brones

January 5, 2010 at 18:49

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  1. I love this idea of using the eraser – such simple tools, but such elegant results. I’ve been wanting to do a letterpress course for a while – have you ever tried that?

    Caitlin @ Roaming Tales

    January 7, 2010 at 09:40

    • Haven’t tried letterpress but would love to….

      Maybe I should put together a “how to” for printing with erasers…


      January 7, 2010 at 11:14

  2. […] We dove into some social media humor as well as facts this week. It all comes down to one important question: would you wear a Twitter bling? We’re still debating that question, but in the meantime, one of our resolutions for 2010 involves taking more time to be creative and get outside. Thankfully we managed both! […]

  3. Några av dom som fått ditt brev med nyponstämpeln på har talat om för mig att dom är mycket imponerade…Att jag är imponerad och stolt över dig som alltid, det visste du redan.


    January 10, 2010 at 13:14

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