Steven Schiewe | “Embrace”

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Printed by hand using the mokuhanga technique, I solely utilized black line for this composition. This was done in an attempt to highlight the traditional methods of Japanese wood block carving, which exclusively used knife work to carve black line, as opposed to V or U gouges, which often fail to capture the stubbly calligraphic line work so iconic to Ukiyo-e.