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  1. [Baren 32618] Baren Member blogs: Update Notification (Blog Manager)
  2. [Baren 32619] Re: Recent Work (Andy English)
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Message 1
From: Blog Manager
Date: 16 Jan 2007 04:55:30 -0000
Subject: [Baren 32618] Baren Member blogs: Update Notification
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This is an automatic update message being sent to [Baren] by the forum blog software.

The following new entries were found on the listed printmaker's websites during the past 24 hours. (26 sites checked, five minutes before midnight Eastern time)


Site Name: Woodblock Dreams

Author: Annie B
Item: Five Blocks Ready


Site Name: Phare-Camp Art Journal

Author: Phare-Camp


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Message 2
From: Andy English
Date: Tue, 16 Jan 2007 09:06:11 +0000 (GMT)
Subject: [Baren 32619] Re: Recent Work
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Transferring the image is a key skill. If the main elements are regular - as in an architectural subject - I work freehand, perhaps checking key ratios by measuring. Otherwise, I fall back to the traditional method of "squaring up". It takes time but I find it very effective.

This image shows a block where the central portion has been squared to allow me to make a reduced drawing of a pair of owls:

Of course the fun starts when one reduces and reverses at the same time!

>I have some questions - one of which is how do you transfer the image
>to the block?