Diane Cutter - Ceiba, Puerto Rico USA
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Location: Ceiba, Puerto Rico USA
Print Title: Guiro Tropical
Paper Dimension: 7"x5"
Image Dimension: 6"x4"
Pigment or Ink: Daniel Smith Relief Black
Paper: Mingeishi Awagami White
Comments: These prints, because of their small size, were pulled using a ball-bearing baren and spoon rather than with the press.
The guiro (with two dots over the 'u') is a typical musical instrument found in the tropics. It is made from a gourd on which ridges have been incised along the length. To make music, a stick is rubbed along the ridges, making a loud grating sound.