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Bruce Willis Actor Portrait

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I decided to learn the traditional art of Japanese Woodblock printing, and so this is the second woodcut I ever attempted. It is the best from an edition of 4 prints on heavy-weight reeves, later watercolored in light washes. The design on the actual block of quarter-inch thick birch plywood took about 2 weeks to carve with hand tools and print on a large press with oil-based (non-traditional) black ink. The pose is an adaptation of a very famous kabuki actor portrait by the Japanese artist Toshusai Sharaku (1794-ish), only insert Bruce Willis portraying the role of John McClane in Die Hard (notice the gun and badge). This was one of the feature pieces in my senior thesis exhibition last spring.
Image size
872x1224px 993.91 KB
Make
OLYMPUS CORPORATION
Model
u10D,S300D,u300D
Shutter Speed
10/25 second
Aperture
F/3.1
Focal Length
6 mm
ISO Speed
160
Date Taken
Nov 30, 1999, 12:00:00 AM
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Hahaha that is amazing, so much art humor in this lol