June August

June August

North Hampton, NH
Tokyo Christmas, Moku Hanga
17 x 23

Japanese woodblock, moku hanga, on handmade paper

PLATE MAKING
Put image on rice paper.
Glue image to wood.
Carve wood with Japanese tools.

PRINTING
Grind pigment with rice paste, animal glue to make ink.
Brush this waterbase ink onto wood.
Place Japanese paper on top of woodblock.
Rub back of paper with bamboo barren.