The Making Of

WOOD & INK

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To create "landscapes through wood", diversities in wood - grain, lines, pattern, segments or color variations of wood - are highlighted with ink or water color. Any kind of spalted wood and ambrosia maple have high diversity in grain and pattern, but wood types with color variations in heart- and sapwood, e.g. poplar, are also very inviting wood types for this art. Each picture usually consists of one or two wood types. Some pictures are made with a technique called "bookmatching" where two adjoining slices of the same wood create a mirror effect.