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New Print, and Oh, Tulsa! Show

Richard has been working hard on a new print, this time focusing on the technique of a reduction woodcut. The image is of the old Rose Bowl building and sign on Route 66/11th street in Tulsa. The block consists of 4 colors, which means that all colors were done on the same block, removing part of …

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Woodcut – Inking, Printing, & Registration

I am currently working on this woodblock, and thought it would be a good opportunity to finally make a video about part of the process. I am planning on making more on videos while working on this woodcut, so you can see the progression of this printing project.

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Print Gallery | Update

Just wanted to make sure everyone saw the new prints that have been added to the print gallery.  I printed Box Truck and the portrait of my late grandfather Elmo Wills, In Loving Memory. You find out about both in these previous posts, In the works along with Carving & Thinking. I am excited to …

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Press about Design by wills, and Tulsa Studio Tour Update

Here at Design by wills we are super excited about the upcoming Tulsa Art Studio Tour happening this weekend. Both Kathy and Richard have been working hard creating new work and getting their creative spaces ready for the public.  Here is a little sneak peak into what you will see on Saturday and Sunday.  Thank …

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Jigsaw Linocut

This is a technique I read about in college and played around with at that time. I think at one time I had 3 or 4 blocks going using the theme of a jigsaw plate. Although I have only finished one of those plates, and you can see that successful work in my Print Gallery, …

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New Polymer Clay Gallery

Just wanted to let everyone know that we have recently added a new gallery featuring several of Kathy’s recent one-of-a-kind, handmade polymer clay creations.  Also if you look around, you will quickly notice that we are making dozens of updates and giving the site a nice freshening up. It has been long over due, and …

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