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OVERLOOK
| 5 BLOCK COLOR WOODCUT, 2016.


"OVERLOOK" Woodcut Print by Tugboat Printshop


"OVERLOOK"

46" x 30" Color Woodcut Print on Okawara Paper.
(1st Color Proof Pictured)
Paul Roden + Valerie Lueth, 2014-16.


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LIMITED EDITION OF 200 PRINTS.

$1200.00





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"OVERLOOK" Woodcut Print by Tugboat Printshop

A blue sky rises beyond distant mountains; a dreamy vista, overflowing with nature!

"OVERLOOK" Woodcut Print by Tugboat Printshop

"OVERLOOK" Woodcut by Tugboat Printshop (detail)

Trees pattern outwards & upwards into forests & groves, distant & close.

"OVERLOOK" Woodcut Print by Tugboat Printshop (Detail)

The "OVERLOOK" is a project years in the making. Every inch is fabulously intricate.



Vibrating with color & linework, the "OVERLOOK" is alive & aglow!



"OVERLOOK" is created entirely from hand-drawn, hand-carved woodblocks printed to paper.

It took us 3 years to complete the "OVERLOOK" woodcut, see our process below...



THE "OVERLOOK" COLOR WOODCUT (PROCESS)





Above is the key block for the "OVERLOOK" Woodcut. (In printmaking, everything is drawn in reverse.)

The key block is created first & printed last, after the color blocks.


Overlook Woodcut Print by Tugboat Printshop

In 2015, we finalized the key drawing & began carving. We then created 4 color blocks for the print.

Valerie drawing the "OVERLOOK" color blocks

All of the color in the "OVERLOOK" is printed from hand-drawn & hand-carved woodblocks.

See a carving video HERE!

We made 4 color blocks to create a varied spectrum of vibrant & earthy tones in the print.

Each block was planned & drawn in marker and then carved for printing.

Paul carving on the "OVERLOOK" red block

When all of the blocks are cut and trimmed, we head to press to proof.


Woodblocks for the "OVERLOOK" Woodcut by Tugboat Printshop

5 blocks are printed to create the "OVERLOOK" woodcut print.


More documentation of the making of "OVERLOOK" & its color blocks can be found HERE.



THE "OVERLOOK" COLOR WOODCUT (PRINTING)


Printing the "OVERLOOK" Woodcut by Tugboat Printshop

To print each block, thin oil-based ink layers is rolled across the wood's surface.

A different color or color combination is applied to each block.

Printing the "OVERLOOK" Woodcut by Tugboat Printshop

Printed impressions align in layers to build the image of the "OVERLOOK".

When all 5 blocks are printed, the "OVERLOOK" woodcut is complete!

"OVERLOOK" Woodcut Print by Tugboat Printshop

Pulling a print from the inked key block after a run through the press.

See this process in video HERE and HERE!

"OVERLOOK" Woodcut Print by Tugboat Printshop

"OVERLOOK" Woodcut Print by Tugboat Printshop

"OVERLOOK" is our largest & most elaborate color woodcut to date.

At 46" x 30" it barely fits in the camera view!

After hundreds (thousands?) of hours at work drawing & carving, we are finished!


Prints now ship out as orders are placed.


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