Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Dancing in the Garden: Fuschia Solo

White line woodcut (unique print)
Watercolors on 140 lb Canson watercolor paper
9" x 12" (image) 11" x 14" (paper)  

Day 5 of my 2 week residency at Soaring Gardens. This afternoon I completed the next woodcut for the Dancing in the Garden series. There are four children in the visual narrative, and each child gets a solo. This girl maintains a stalwart composure as an array of colorful notes, chords, and arpeggios sound behind her. I debated using her leotard color for the border, but in the end I decided in favor of it. It ads to the flat, surrealism of the style and medium being used. 

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