I have never made a woodcut before...the idea is a bit intimidating, so I went for the easy starter version of block printing.
Using my Pop's 20+ year old speedball set, I carved my first two blocks yesterday in the studio.
I used the easy carve blocks, they are essentially giant rubber erasers...so carving is a breeze!
I took a couple drawing with me, hoping to copy them onto the rubber blocks easily, but the carbon transfer paper does not work on them. So I re-drew the images and started carving.
After making this first block, I began to realize how to think of black and white and vary the lines and shapes...
the second block went a little better and made me realize that I want to make more of these.