The tortoise is a reptile with great textures and patterns – what wood engraver wouldn’t enjoy depicting them?! There are several contemporary examples of the tortoise in wood engraving below, including work by WEN members, Eric Hoffman, Sarah Brown and Tony Drehfal. Best enjoyed at a slow pace 🙂
Eric Hoffman’s drawing/toner transfer on a piece of Resingrave.
Artist, Eric Hoffman adding highlights after proofing.
A nice reflective proof.
The drawing on an end grain block, ready to be engraved! By Sarah Brown of Questionable Press.
A Turtle Paper Sculpture kit by Sarah Brown of Questionable Press
Go turtle go!
The engraved block by Tony Drehfal.
The printed of “Basking” which was a calendar image for August 2017.