I took some time to draw the cartoon and refine it to create a 4-way repeat. Here are the final cartoon before transferring it to the stencil paper, and the final stencil design before cutting away bridges and adding the silk sha. I wanted to try this design on Japanese Kozo as well as fabric. I will post the results next.
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Mokuhanga (wood print) is water-based woodblock printmaking method that originated in Japan. I recently participated in a week-long workshop in Minneapolis.Read More