Feathered Friends in February

Sharen Linder has me feeling the fluff with this feathered friend for February! Linder hosted the Wood Engravers’ Network workshop in 2009 in Kildeer, Illinois – just a wee bit outside Chicago. It was a great time with guest artist, Andy English and visits to the Newberry Library, Northwestern’s Special Collections, Graphic Chemical, Chicago Art…

Wood Engraving Weekend Workshop with Jim Horton

This workshop will cover the basic techniques and materials of wood engraving, a relief printmaking technique. Wood engravings are usually created in a small, illustrative format that renders great detail and wonderful contrasting tones. Engraving is almost a meditative activity. Wood engraving is done on hard, end-grain wood blocks with special tools called gravers. If…

A Swinging Engraving by Andy Farkas

WEN member, Andy Farkas swings into the new year with a new engraving! It Came To Her is a sweet little print, carrying on Andy’s signature sincere and tender narratives told through image and text. These images come from Andy’s Instagram account @andyatfablewood – it’s a great feed to follow and he has one of…