Demented woodsy woodcuts from Dan Hillier

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7 Responses to “Demented woodsy woodcuts from Dan Hillier”

  1. Anonymous says:

    They’re stunning images, but I’m a printmaker and these don’t look much like woodcuts to me. They seem full of crosshatching, possible but not common (Durer excepted!) in western-tradition woodcuts. Engravings/etchings perhaps? On his site it’s saying ink drawings. Colour me confused… Woodcut has long traditions behind it in east and west, so it’s a shame to see the term used as a catch-all for ‘old-looking illustration’.

  2. Anonymous says:

    To Anon: I adore you. Standards must be upheld!

  3. acb says:

    Dan Hillier’s brilliant. I have four of his prints here.

  4. jfrancis says:

    Reminds me of Socar Myles. She’s great.

    http://www.gorblimey.com/

  5. Beverly Stayart says:

    These drawings remind me of illustrations in the fairy tales I read as a child.

  6. forgetmenaut says:

    You might also like Tia Pulitzers sculptures or Scott Hassells drawings.

  7. Shelby Davis says:

    Sadly, it seems I cannot look at ANY repurposed engravings or juxtaposed Victoriana without recognizing characters from Wondermark.

    These are delightful, though.

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