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scuttlebutt
« on: May 24, 2011 08:26:40 AM »

I was really unsure of where to put this, so miscellaneous topics it is! I took a relief printmaking class a couple years ago and really enjoyed the woodblock prints we did. There's something about carving wood that is so satisfying.  I loved the look of the block itself.  I did this for Mother's Day last year.  I carved the flowers and then did a quick wash-paint job so the wood grain would still show through.



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The whole thing is about 1 x 2 feet. My mom loves it!
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BeaG
« Reply #1 on: May 24, 2011 10:45:24 AM »

That is so beautiful!
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PeacoatsandPlaid
« Reply #2 on: May 24, 2011 03:05:14 PM »

very cool- we did a project like this in my ap studio art class in high school way back when.  i found it hard to get smooth rounded lines-you did a really good job with that!
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scuttlebutt
« Reply #3 on: May 24, 2011 06:51:02 PM »

thanks guys!
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« Reply #4 on: May 24, 2011 07:36:55 PM »

This is a unique and beautiful project! I really love the look of the carved bits and your paint job is perfect for the design. Great job!
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sna
« Reply #5 on: May 28, 2011 09:09:46 PM »

This is great! I would love it, too! I really like the effect of the wood grain along with the paint.
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imera
« Reply #6 on: June 06, 2011 01:26:49 AM »

That is really pretty, I would love one myself, nice colours and really pretty design, perfect for any mother
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