Tag Archives | reduction woodcut


Resources for Printing a Reduction Woodcut

Carnelian 4 x 4 inch relief printmaking woodcut (available here) Two Color Reduction Printmaking Here is a small, relief printmaking woodcut portrait of a girl with red hair, looking down as she gets ready for her day. She was carved and printed using the reduction method with two colors of ink, from shina plywood, and then enhanced with watercolor washes and colored pencil. This is how she started… A loose pencil sketch on a block of Shina wood from McClain’s Printmaking Supplies In Praise of Wood Scraps Did you know you can buy a lunch bag of 20 small, assorted size shina plywood …[Continue reading]