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365 Handcrafted Books: Painted Songs, Day 227

Hand carved linocuts for book arts

Handmade book 227 by Suzanne Coley

Today I want to show some of the work that goes on behind the scenes -- my linocuts.
hand carved linocuts for book arts
For me, linocuts are very organic.  I use them to convey my emotions and thoughts about my poems. Usually I sketch and draw directly on the blocks.
hand carved linocuts for book arts
I also use unconventional tools to carve and make marks and designs.

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