Bette Norcross Wappner Erlanger, Kentucky USA

'Birch Spirit'

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Name: Bette Norcross Wappner
Location: Erlanger, Kentucky USA

Print Title: "Birch Spirit"
Paper Dimension: 6.5" x 15
Image Dimension: 5" x 12"
Block: Birch
Ink: Black Neri Zumi and Guerra Pigment Dispersion Paint. Fine Mica powder mixed in all inks.
Paper: Japanese handmade Washi- Masa Dosa
Edition: First open edition: 31 prints for Exchange #39.
Comments: Moku hanga Japanese method.
Hand-rubbed with Murasaki baren.

Tanka poem handwritten onto prints:

Lady of the woods
a beacon to the stream
this white birch tree--
her parchment bark poems
float into opal twilight.

Bette Norcross Wappner (b'oki)