Woodblock print – Oaks in Summer II

Color woodblock print - Oaks in Summer II
Oaks in Summer II

The golden hills in the golden state of California are the inspiration for this woodblock print. The hills often don’t seem to be very big, but they make the giant oaks look tiny.

All the Islands CD cover art

Cover art for All the Islands CD
Cover art for All the Islands CD

I recently finished this woodblock print for the cover of the debut album of the Minneapolis folk band, All the Islands. The album itself is titled Modern Man, and will be released later this month.

The print is a reduction print cut from Japanese Shina wood and is 5.5″ square. Hand printed on Mingeishi Natural paper.

Poster print for All the Islands

This is a woodblock print I just finished for a poster for the Minnesota band, All the Islands. It’s a reduction print, in 13 stages.

Gallatin River – new woodblock print

Gallatin River at Twilight
River in Twilight

This is a small woodblock print I just finished of the Gallatin River in Montana, between Bozeman and Big Sky. It’s a reduction print, pulled from one block of cherry wood, about 5 inches square. I’ve done several versions of this scene and will show a few more in upcoming posts.

Winter Creek

Woodblock print - Winter Creek
Winter Creek

Winter Creek is a single block print with watercolor. Printed on Somerset paper.

Blue Mountain

BlueMountainWP

Inspired by a hike in early autumn in Montana.

Blue Mountain is a multi-block woodblock print pulled from six blocks of basswood; 4.0″ x 4.5″; printed on Somerset paper with oil-based inks; $175.
Edition of 15.

First Light, Rocky Mountains

Woodblock print, First Light, Rocky Mountain, after E. Payne
First Light, Rocky Mountains


First Light, Rocky Mountains
, after E. Payne, is a one block reduction print. 5.75″ x 5.75″; printed on Magnani Velata paper. Edition of 12;  Sold Out

Solemn Snow

woodblock print, Solemn Snow
Solemn Snow


Solemn Snow
is a reduction woodblock print pulled from a single block of cherry wood. 6″ x 7.25″; Somerset paper; oil-based inks; $275.
Edition of 15.