Nashville is my where my family and I live. I’ve been creating artwork for over 45 years. Digital artwork is natural combination where I leverage my 25+ years of IT experience.
“There are mighty few people who think what they think they think.”
Japanese woodblock printing dates back to the 8th century, when it was used to reproduce texts, especially Buddhist scriptures. It wasn’t until the early 1500s that books were printed with illustrations, which in turn paved the way for standalone images.
Initial images were black-and-white sumizuri-e prints made with black ink. An artist’s drawing would be transferred from paper to a cherry-wood block, which was carved and then inked, before blank sheets of paper were laid on top.
WHAT IS A CHOP?
In Eastern painting traditions, personal chop or seal establishes the artist’s identity and used to authenticated the painting.