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Drawing in Black & White by Deborah Velasquez

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Exercise 34: BLOCK-PRINTED SCENES AND CITYSCAPES

IN THIS EXERCISE, YOU WILL CREATE A CITY SCENE WITH SIMPLY CUT RUBBER BLOCKS IN THE SHAPES OF RECTANGLES, SQUARES, AND TRIANGLES. EVEN THE SIMPLEST CUTS MAKE WONDERFUL ROOFTOPS, WINDOWS, AND DOORS. BLACK AND WHITE INK COME ALIVE AGAINST A RUSTIC BACKGROUND OF CRAFT PAPER.

MATERIALS

Newspaper or large craft paper

Permanent marker

Rubber carving block

Cutting mat

Craft knife

Straightedge

Linoleum cutting tool and tips

Ballpoint pen

Art brush

Artist tape

White, black, or gray lightweight or heavy cardstock or brown craft paper

Scrap paper

Ink pad

Image

1. Cover your work space with newspaper or large ...

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