FaithStoneArt

American Buddhist Art

Boulder, Colorado
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Sales 685
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Woodblock process from carving to inking to printing

My main artistic discipline is hand printing woodblocks. I use the Japanese mokuhanga method of woodblock printing. Mokuhanga is an old school labor-intensive form of printmaking. I begin by drawing the image onto my carving block in reverse so that it prints correctly. Next comes the difficult process of carving which can take me a month or more. After that, I hand print the image onto mulberry paper using a barren. Lastly, I have the option of adding color by cutting additional blocks or hand painting the print with watercolors.
My background is traditional Tibetan thangka painting, which I studied and practiced for 20 years. Then, I found woodblocks and fell in love with the hands on feeling of working with wood and painting with non-toxic water based inks. I hope you enjoy my shop. Please feel free to contact me with any questions.

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  • Devi Stone-Chung

    Kailua-Kona, HI

    Devi is my very talented daughter. She is year of the monkey and good at most anything she tries. She draws, paints, does photography, is a journalist, speaks Japanese... I sound like a proud mom bragging. I am.

  • Karma Phuntsok

    Kyogle, NSW

    Karma Phuntsok is a world renowned Contemporary Buddhist Artist. His work is help in museums and private collections world-wide

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