Friday, March 23, 2012
lean mean block printing machine
once i got over the joy of no more flooding i realized i forgot everything i had to work on, so i ran home again while mindy wandered around the studio prepping our space for printing. we ended up making 250 post cards and greeting cards, every one different, mostly featuring our most popular images, as well as some new images we hope everyone will enjoy. since dropping clay for the first time in ever, cards and small size prints will have to become our 'bill-payer' item. they are toned down versions of some of the larger prints i've done, using as few blocks as possible to create the story. these are something that we are intending to keep affordable, so i can't spend 2 hours putting 47 layers on one piece. instead i'm focusing on trying to simplify my stories to be told in about 4-5 layers. they are fun and thoughtful and a great way to communicate, and with mindy's help they went pretty quickly.
now we're on our way to our local crappy big box art/shit supply store (aka hobby lobby, aka hob nob, aka snobby lobby) to pick up some matt board to mount the prints to...