• A Series of Meticulously Carved Panels Combine Layers of Color to Make Tugboat Printshop's ‘River' Woodcut

    1 month ago - By Colossal

    All images © Tugboat Printshop
    Woodland creatures peek out from behind tree trunks, and a stream of water rushes through a dense, forested landscape in Valerie Luath's latest woodcut for Tugboat Printshop. “River” uses four intricately carved panels layered into a composition of overlapping, vivid color. Currently a work in progress and nearing completion, the detailed scene features intricate foliage and a smattering of stars throughout the sky and landscape.
    To create the nocturnal setting, Luath began by meticulously carving the surface of a “key block” using knives and gouging tools to...
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