Cherokee Treasures

Wood is a living thing.
You may not have to rest when you are carving, but it needs to.

[Goingback Chiltoski — Cherokee Woodcarver]

Here’s an illustration I did that looks like pen and ink but was produced in a darkroom. Talk about old technology. I scratched this image with a hat pin into the emulsion of a piece of 4 x 5 sheet film then made contact prints. The subject matter is three Eastern Band Cherokee objects—one feather, a river reed mat and a wood carving,

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