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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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