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Calvos Passage Arts and Crafts Frame

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Project by pintodeluxe posted 12-25-2012 07:15 PM 1958 views 8 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is my frame for a “Calvos Passage” block print by Yoshiko Yamamoto. The frame is quartersawn white oak with walnut pegs. Yoshiko’s block printing process is fascinating, as she carves cherry wood to make the block. She then hand paints the block to achieve the distinct look.

Find out more about this talented pacific northwest artist at http://artsandcraftspress.com/

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush





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#1 posted 12-25-2012 07:29 PM

Very beautiful

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 12-25-2012 07:30 PM

This is nice,I like it.

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#3 posted 12-26-2012 05:36 AM

Thanks guys.

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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#4 posted 12-26-2012 05:45 AM

Another wonderful frame and a perfect fit for the print. Inspiring as always.

-- "hold fast to that which is good"

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#5 posted 12-26-2012 05:20 PM

Thanks Brandon,
The last time I made frames, I churned out 9 at once. With this frame, it was great to just do one!

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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#6 posted 12-26-2012 10:05 PM

Wonderful frame for a great triptych. Her prints are amazing and she’s a very nice lady if you ever get a chance to meet her at a show. She signed my tile that I framed pagoda-style.

-- You can't control the wind, but you can trim your sails

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#7 posted 12-27-2012 12:39 AM

Wow Willie, Your frame enhances the artists beautiful work. Jen

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#8 posted 01-21-2013 06:15 PM

Professional work

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