Tuesday, February 2, 2010

High Five for the Groundhog

raccoon greeting

raccoon at my door A big shout out to the working animals today, even if they saw their shadows, because it must be hard to be a celebrity rodent, awoken once a year for prognostication. Even the raccoons agree.

This is a first edition lino block print on Japanese kozo (mulberry) paper 15" by 8 3/8" (38 cm by 21.3 cm) - one of six. Perhaps you recall my former neighbour? The svelte, young, inexperienced raccoon? (We have some raccoons in this town easily twice his size.)

Some details:

raccoon portrait
raccoons on the line

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