Linocut on paper
Mike Gamble is a super dope artist. Randomly stumbled upon him, like everything that I find, and his art amazed me. He uses a traditional style called woodcut, where he basically carves his image out of a sheet of wood and paints on top and presses paper on it. Crazy right. All his stuff is pretty abstract and a little strange. Love it. check his work below.
Basically, if you’re not familiar, wikipedia says,
is a relief printing artistic technique in printmaking in which an image is carved into the surface of a block of wood, with the printing parts remaining level with the surface while the non-printing parts are removed, typically with gouges
her series ‘Aialik’, Acacia Johnson explores northern environments, wilderness, and the human relationship to nature. The images present a mysterious, ethereal world of water and mist inhabited solely by women.
Photographed throughout the course of a summer in Alaska’s Kenai Fjords National Park, Aialik captures the dreamlike quality that Acacia Johnson finds so prevalent in northern places. She states: “These images allow me to draw viewers into this world of surreal wetlands, shaping their own distinct narratives about these women, their lives, and their world.”