With having some extra time to spend indoors this last week on account of the snow (office was actually closed on Wednesday, even though the snow wasn't actually that terrible), there were attempts to be productive.
There was mostly napping. I admit this.
But there were also attempts to be productive.
Took a stab at this toy bird.
Slabbed on an underpainting of color... leaving the rest of the work to be done another day (or two, or three).
Still haven't moved on to the bulk of the work on that yet, but have moved on and have finished carving the second giantcat & girl linocut this week:
It's going to be different from the original drawing due to mistakes in carving-- I had initially started cutting from the upper right corner, removing a large area in the background, before I realized that I needed to leave the entire background area uncarved/untouched so that it would be inked as black. Arg. Why is there no undo button?
I tried to play it off as a triangle of light coming from the flashlight now-- don't know how successful that'll be.
Also did the third drawing for this linocut series this week, which will be:
And yay, more art supplies. More linoleum. AND also got some Rives BFK papers, which weren't easy to transport back home on the subway, but was managed somehow. So now I can do some test prints... especially since I also found/unintentially-dumpster-dived-and-acquired the missing element I needed to get this thing done.
Here is a ragecomic to illustrate my story of this glorious aquisition:
See the glorious glass below:
Not very much was done today. Colin had a stack of his students' final exams to grade, which meant that Tommy had a stack of students' final exams to nap on. Proof: