I wanted to create something special for my friend Victoria Waddle’s birthday. I imagined her initials made out of open books.
I tested the block using some black ink. The first impression (bottom left) showed some of the lines in the negative space. I carved them lower to remove them from the print (top right). I created a cut-out form (upper right) to help me align the block with the paper. I ended up choosing blue ink for the final print (bottom right).
David , I love the print you made for your friend it is beautiful!
This is the best gift ever! You are so talented. Such a special, personalized gift. Thank you so much!
You are most welcome, my friend! I’m so glad you like it!
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