16 December 2009
Adding Some Color
Today I added two more impressions on the Ten Little Nine Little print. These shapes are based on photographs of hepatitis virus particles. I found one photo in particular where the particles seemed to be dyed or colored red and green, so I went with that - a nod to the Christmas season.
Here are the two blocks before I printed:
Just in case you're interested in any of the materials I'm immersing myself in as I work on this series about 17th century New England native Americans, here are a few sources:
- The Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center - A tribally owned-and-operated museum complex located in southeastern Connecticut. Lots to explore on the web site as well.
- Indigenous Politics: From Native New England and Beyond - radio show and archived podcasts since 2007
- Indians and English: Facing Off in Early America, a book by Karen Ordahl Kupperman
- As the Wetu Turns - blog of Plimoth Plantation's Wampanoag Indigenous Program
I've been making good progress on this print, which makes me happy. Tomorrow may slow me down a little, as I'm going to the dentist for a root canal. I don't like the sound of that one bit...