Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Woodcut: Final Result.

Hey guys, remember that woodcut I was semi-griping about? Well, after 8 1/2 hours of cutting, cutting, cutting, proofing, and printing 18 editions, here is the final result...

"Brushes" 2/18, 9.25x12"
Oil ink on Masa rice paper

Half of the editions look like this (as much as it can, considering we don't have a printing press). I'm turning in the other half that has more residual marks on the white table, which looks nice. Tonight I matted an edition. I'm contemplating selling it among other things at the VAS Holiday Sale. Do people really like buying editions, even with only one being matted? How do you package it?

Oh, VAS stands for the Visual Arts Society. It's a nice little club here at Tech that I just recently joined, and I'm excited about being a member. For the holidays they have a craft sale where members can sell their work, so I'm really looking forward to it. It'd be my first professional sales booth thingy. The main problem I'll have is deciding on prices: I always have trouble with that! I don't want to overcharge, but don't want to get duped either.

Well, ideas for my finals are coming along. I just hope they turn out the way I imagine them to be! What are your plans for the next few weeks?


Blanca said...

Hi Laura,
I am with you, it is very difficult to know how much to charge... soon you will know.
Plans... I will try to finish a text I began months ago (wish me luck).

ljlh*designs said...

I like that!

Laura said...

Thank you both!

Good luck on your text Blanca!