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Grotesque #1 Now up on Etsy!

Grotesque #1 is the first in my new series of prints! The series is inspired by miniatures in medieval manuscripts. Grotesques populated the edges of medieval books, surrounding the central scenes but not a part of them. My goal in this series is to enlarge, and highlight the grotesques themselves. The first grotesque is now for sale on Etsy, and
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Carving Grotesque

My latest project is the first of my Grotesque Series.¬†Eventually I will carve a collection of enlarged, woodcut versions of medieval marginal grotesques. The word “grotesque” in medieval manuscripts refers to the strange, fantastic, and/or distorted figures that populated the margins of the manuscript pages. I actually just finished carving this block, but here is a photo of it half
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