"Spring" depicts the courtship of 5 pairs of lovers among 2 freshly bloomed purple irises. A background blue moon is foreshortened by the close drop-shadows of the figures. This is a playful, flirtatious image in subdued pop colors.
8" x 10" print on Kitakata paper.
Ships flat USPS
Paul Roden 2017
This original woodcut print is drawn, carved and printed entirely by hand. I draw directly onto ¾” birch plywood, then carve the negative space around the lines of the drawing using sharp, hand-held knives and chisels. Ink is rolled onto the carved block and printed onto paper through a press. Every color in the print is also printed from a hand-carved block of wood.