Here is a small selection of work by artists incorporating wood grain in prints, quite a few of the examples are from the mid 20th century, and happily many are contemporary.
Wood grain inspires printmakers; the printed grain suggests water, sky, landscape, and (not surprisingly) wood! I hope the work of these artists will help to fire your imagination for new ways to incorporate wood grain into Continue reading
Wood grain contains evocative organic patterns suggesting the flow of water, clouds or geological landforms.
It is fun to incorporate it into Continue reading
It may sound daft but you can actually print rain drops. Read on to discover how to create a printing plate from rain…… Continue reading
One day I noticed a feather floating gently to the ground, spinning and drifting with the breeze until it landed on the grass. This gave me the idea for a little artists book with feather prints. I wanted to show the feather descending, and capture Continue reading