Welsh Canals

A few years back, we rented a narrowboat and cruised slowly along the canals of Northern England and Wales. This trip, and photographs we took along the way, inspired imagery for carving.

Canal Bridge

9″x12″ Linocut
The boat cruising under a bridge. An experiment of contrast, shadow, and texture.

Canal Boat

8″x10″ Linocut
Capturing the reflection of the boat in the water through contrast.

First Chase

“First Chase: Autumn”
9″x12″ 3-color Multiblock Linocut
Based off of a trip to the Steeplechases at Bangor-on-Dee, Wales.

Morning Mist

8″x10″ 5-color Multiblock Linocut
Color-mixing test print
Capturing an early morning mist.

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