I bought a ‘Big Mistakes’ eraser a while back and have been wondering for ages what to draw on it so that I could do some carving.
I guess I’m going through a bit of a ‘hare and rabbit obsession’ lately, what with buying a baby dwarf rabbit and watching her binkie around the living room; watching her ears twitch and turn as she listens out for unfamiliar noises. They sure are fascinating creatures.
Yesterday, the family went to a wooded estate where deer were enjoying the sunshine and shade. I could have decided on a deer for my print – maybe next time!
So out came the pencil and I sketched a hare, then taking the smallest cutting took from my lino cutters, I carved away the layers of rubber to reveal my hare. I have a rainbow ink pad and used this to take some first impression prints. This was the third impression: