female figure, linocut

Summer 2019, female figure linocut



This past week I completed another figure linocut. I've titled this female figure lino print, Summer 2019. It's an unlimited edition and is available in my GalleryJuana Etsy shop.


female figure drawing

I started out with a loose line drawing of the figure. First I put down the general idea in "flesh" pencil. Next, I used yellow pencil to draw a more detailed sketch of the figure. By that time, I had a pretty good idea of how I wanted to do the figure line drawing, so I finished up with pencil.


linocut wip

The drawing went through further renditions in translating it to the lino. I think it works well on its own.

However, I am thinking of adding a background setting. I haven't quite decided on how simple or complex of a background or whether the background will be a lino print or hand drawn. Questions! Questions! So the coming weeks will be for brainstorming ideas.


Ah, these jasmines these white jasmines!
I seem to remember the first day when I filled my hands with these jasmines, these white jasmines.
I have loved the sunlight, the sky and the green earth;
I have heard the liquid murmur of the river through the darkness of midnight; ...
Rabindranath Tagore

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  1. Love her powerful form. Look forward to your background ideas :)

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