Monday, August 06, 2012

Bois de Belleau

Today, I was able to produce another monotype print, utilizing some reference photos I'd taken a while back, of a Marine wearing the WW1 uniform...

It honors the fight at Belleau Wood in 1918, and depicts a Marine in the tangled woods, firing his Chauchat machine gun:
The inking and de-inking of the plate through rubbing and blotting can give some interesting atmospheric qualities...

3 comments:

Beverly said...

Your monotypes are very interesting. I love the effect that they give. I had to read all the way down to find out just what a monotype is.

Congratulations on your work on your master's degree. It's neat that you are able to study under such fine artists.

Jo Castillo said...

Another lovely piece with so much feeling and expression. Are you selling these?

Rogue Gunner said...

Fabulous print.