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Ash, 2003 49¾ � 46¼


This was the first relief print I created from a tree cut. When I pulled the print, I was surprised and inspired by how well the details of the block transferred to the paper. The outline is sharp and the growth rings are discrete. Also present are checks, or cracks, from the curing of the block and several marks from cutting and sanding the surface (evident in the top center of the print). 82 years printed




If there is, indeed, nothing lovelier than a tree, Connecticut-based artist Bryan Nash Gill shows us why. Creating large-scale relief prints...