EVE | 4 BLOCK COLOR WOODCUT PRINT, 2017.
16.5" x 12.5" Color Woodcut on Ivory Somerset Paper
Limited Edition of 200 | Valerie Lueth, 2017.
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"EVE" is drawn, carved and printed from 4 woodblocks to paper.
Note that the print has a clean 1" paper border surrounding the printed image.
Bursting florals weave with stars & planets in trailing, spiraling patterns.
A jam-packed image in rich & vibrant detail.
Below, "EVE" framed in pickled maple with spacers; edges of paper exposed.
A female hand, pure & earthy, reaches through the cosmos,
parting stardust to choose the forbidden fruit.
The block above prints yellow/green in leaves & florals on the hand of "EVE".
4 woodblocks print to make the full color "EVE" woodcut.
(ABOVE) Valerie carving the red block for "EVE".
This block is inked with a subtle, pastel blend roll of pinks.
Pulling paper from the 3rd woodblock to print for "EVE", the key block (black) finishes the print.
All 4 woodblocks layer expertly together in soft woodgrain textures & precise lining.
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