Marilynn Smith Baja Sur, Mexico and Nahcotta, Washington USA

'Blue Sea'

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Name: Marilynn Smith
Location: Baja Sur, Mexico and Nahcotta, Washington

Print Title: Blue Sea
Paper Dimension: 10 x 7.5
Image Dimension: 7.5 x 6.25, oval
Block: Myrtlewood
Ink: Azul Cobalto, Acuareles Concentrado - Cobalt blue, Concentrated watercolor
Paper: Handmade, deckled edge bought in Baja Sur, Mexico
Edition: 50
Comments: This unusual piece of wood seemed to say, carve me and here there is a fish and an underwater plant. I left the wood surface rough to attain the dark and light effects, to help it appear to be underwater.  The block was mounted on mat board before inking.  I used a jig for registration.