Vietnam Traditional woodcut

Well, it’s been a busy week. I can only recap my process of traditional Vietnamese woodcut print in a few pictures.

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This design is carved on 2 wooden boards. The first board is the black outline. And then, the black outline board is transferred to a sheet of paper, with the ink still wet, put another board with the same size on top of the wet ink and roll it through the rulo.
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Mix and paint the color on the colored board together with a damn layer of folk paper. The condition of the paper is kept damn through out the process if painting.
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When all colors are done, let it dry and wait for the final black ink.

Pardon for the short description, will be more details when the outcome is ready.

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