Venice sketch

Here’s a snapshot of an exciting new experiment at the studio! I helped teach a drawing class in Italy a few summers ago and wanted to see how well the drawings would translate to the letterpress; I’m happy to see that the cards turned out really well! The imprint of the press really reinforces the texture created by the pencil lines in the original drawings – and also reminds me of traditional woodblock prints, conveying a (reversed) sense of a drawing carved into paper.

Now that I know this technique works, I’m hoping to scan more drawings to create a set of travel drawing notecards. Any city you’d like to see?

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