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Moth: A New Woodcut Print from Tugboat Printshop

Moth: A New Woodcut Print from Tugboat Printshop wood prints wood posters and prints moths illustration butterflies

Moth: A New Woodcut Print from Tugboat Printshop wood prints wood posters and prints moths illustration butterflies

Moth: A New Woodcut Print from Tugboat Printshop wood prints wood posters and prints moths illustration butterflies

Moth: A New Woodcut Print from Tugboat Printshop wood prints wood posters and prints moths illustration butterflies

Moth: A New Woodcut Print from Tugboat Printshop wood prints wood posters and prints moths illustration butterflies

Paul Roden and Valerie Lueth over at Pittsburgh-based Tugboat Printshop just announced a new woodcut print titled Moth. Shown in production here, the final piece will be a 2-color print measuring 18″ x 25″ and is now available for pre-order. Art and design blogs everywhere were smitten earlier this year with their equally beautiful Moon print. The duo also has an upcoming exhibition of woodcut prints at the Arm in Brooklyn, opening Thursday, November 7th.

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Beautiful Illustrations from DKNG Now Available as Postcards

Beautiful Illustrations from DKNG Now Available as Postcards posters and prints postcards illustration

The team over at DKNG (previously) has just released a set of 16 postcards featuring their original illustrations. You can see the rest of the set over on their blog, and pick it up here for just $10. (via omg posters)

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Tugboat Printshop Carves and Prints “The Moon”

Tugboat Printshop Carves and Prints The Moon  wood prints posters and prints moon

Tugboat Printshop Carves and Prints The Moon  wood prints posters and prints moon

Tugboat Printshop Carves and Prints The Moon  wood prints posters and prints moon

Tugboat Printshop Carves and Prints The Moon  wood prints posters and prints moon

Tugboat Printshop Carves and Prints The Moon  wood prints posters and prints moon

Tugboat Printshop Carves and Prints The Moon  wood prints posters and prints moon

Back in December Paul Roden and Valerie Lueth over at Tugboat Printshop shared a tantalizing peek at their largest hand-carved relief print ever, The Moon. The print is finally complete and it’s gorgeous. The illustration of the moon was first drawn with a pen onto a piece of 3/4″ birch plywood incorporating various topographical features of the actual moon. After that was carved the stars were carved into the sky on the same piece of wood, but the moon was then cut out with a jigsaw prior to printing.

If you’re interested, the duo published the process of how everything came together over on their website, and 200 copies of the limited edition print are now shipping. Next up: Desert Island.

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Optical Ripple: A New Geometric Print from Simon C. Page

Optical Ripple: A New Geometric Print from Simon C. Page posters and prints geometric

Optical Ripple: A New Geometric Print from Simon C. Page posters and prints geometric

Optical Ripple: A New Geometric Print from Simon C. Page posters and prints geometric

Optical Ripple: A New Geometric Print from Simon C. Page posters and prints geometric

Optical Ripple is the latest print from artist and designer Simon C. Page who often explores complex geometric patterns as well as the interplay of color. This latest piece involves a kaleidoscopic array of colors and concentric circles that borders on the edge of a blurry optical illusion. If you liked this, also check out his wonderful Color Wheel. (via the fox is black)

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Here & There: Horizonless Projections of Manhattan

Here & There: Horizonless Projections of Manhattan posters and prints New York maps

Here & There: Horizonless Projections of Manhattan posters and prints New York maps

Here & There are a fascinating set of prints from London-based design firm BERG that depict speculative projections of Manhattan by completely removing the horizon and skewing the entire urban landscape upward. These particular views are of uptown from 3rd and 7th street, and downtown from 3rd and 35th street. Last year the prints found their way into MOMA’s permanent collection, and have just been reprinted using offset litho on 170 gsm paper from sustainable sources. Pick ‘em up now, shipping starts tomorrow.

Update: Because people are asking, these were designed a year or two before Inception. Just sayin’.

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Elk Art Print by DKNG

Elk Art Print by DKNG trees screen printing posters and prints illustration elk

Elk Art Print by DKNG trees screen printing posters and prints illustration elk

Elk Art Print by DKNG trees screen printing posters and prints illustration elk

Design/illustration studio DKNG just released this gorgeous elk art print based on an earlier Dave Matthews Band tour print from last year. The four-color screen print is available in their shop in a limited edition of 300. (via this isn’t happiness)

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Carving the Moon: A New Woodcut Print by Tugboat Printshop

Carving the Moon: A New Woodcut Print by Tugboat Printshop wood prints wood posters and prints moon illustration

Carving the Moon: A New Woodcut Print by Tugboat Printshop wood prints wood posters and prints moon illustration

Carving the Moon: A New Woodcut Print by Tugboat Printshop wood prints wood posters and prints moon illustration

Carving the Moon: A New Woodcut Print by Tugboat Printshop wood prints wood posters and prints moon illustration

Carving the Moon: A New Woodcut Print by Tugboat Printshop wood prints wood posters and prints moon illustration

Since 2006 Pittsburgh-based husband and wife Paul Roden and Valerie Lueth have run the Tugboat Printshop, a traditional printmaking studio where everything is made by hand, starting with the giant slabs of wood into which each of their images are carved. The Moon is their largest hand-carved relief print ever coming in at 36″ x 32″ (91 x 82 cm) and will printed using two colors. If you’re interested they documented the process of carving the beautiful illustration which is now available for pre-order, and I also recommend checking out their other prints. (via cloud junky)

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