Cook’s Meadow, Yosemite Valley

Three forest fires to the south filled the valley with smoke each morning, but the valley oak in Cook’s Meadow shrugged it off.  I painted this with ink and a  sumi paintbrush at about 10:30 AM.

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Yosemite woodcut

Kolana Peak looms over Hetch Hetchy reservoir even on a sunny afternoon.  This is a white line woodcut, done in watercolor on Arches 88 paper.

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Leaf prints: Walking press

Whatever you weigh, it is enough to print on a walking press! After you ink your leaves, just lay them face up, cover with printing paper and 2 thin fleece blankets, and walk over the blankets in your bare or stocking feet.   After 1 minute of walking, lift back the blankets and peel off the […]

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