Woodcut Print which is cut out of Ply wood. A2 in Size it is a large works for a print.

After several months of carving and printing I finally had a print day. The day went well and at the end of the session I found some old prints that were duds (Rainforest) on archival paper.

I decided to do some of the woodcut prints on top of those prints. I painted over the print thinly with acrylic white paint. Then after it dried I made a print with the woodcut plate.

When this was dry I handpainted with acylic and ink to highlight the flowers from the background as it is a very busy print.

The result is here. I will be matting and framing this print and then entering it into the Mount Eliza North art show this year. I hope you can come and see it in person in October.

Printmaker and Painter on the Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia.

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  • Anita Inverarity
    Anita Inverarityover 4 years ago

    Really Beautiful work !! I love the colours too xx

  • eoconnor
    eoconnorover 4 years ago

    well done Billy complex in making and wonderful turn out !!LIZ

  • Marion Chapman
    Marion Chapmanover 4 years ago

    so so gorgeous!!

  • Randy Sprout
    Randy Sproutover 4 years ago

    Very nice building the layers this way. I think if I had this woodblock I would keep going with the color to enhance all these great edges and textures. See my new one, we must be channeling each other? LOL!

  • Yes I had a look at it , beautiful. Why not YOU do a woodcut print. I know you have a BA in Printmaking! I would love to see you do some again. Yes, I am handcolouring another one now. This one is done….for now. But doing one in butter yellow and will see where that one goes. Plus I am going to re-cut the plate. Too may black lines at the top and sides, going to make it even cleaner. B

    – Belinda "BillyLee" NYE (Printmaker)

  • Rhonda  Thomassen
    Rhonda Thomassenover 4 years ago

  • Yea thanks Rhoda for the Feature and wonderful banner.

    – Belinda "BillyLee" NYE (Printmaker)

  • GloriaDK
    GloriaDKover 4 years ago

    This is super and loads of work in it for sure.

  • Alexandra Felgate
    Alexandra Felgateover 4 years ago

    It looks stunning Belinda!!!

  • Randy Sprout
    Randy Sproutover 4 years ago

    Congratulations your very creative work has been featured in:

  • Thanks Randy, your so sweet. Thank you.

    – Belinda "BillyLee" NYE (Printmaker)

  • Mary Sedici
    Mary Sediciover 4 years ago

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  • Belinda "BillyLee" NYE (Printmaker)
    Belinda "Billy...over 4 years ago

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