Category Archives: michael johnson

Fish by Michael Johnson

              Lots of rule breaking going on here as Michael Johnson uses more than just the letter ‘F’ to design his fish.  No printing involved here either, just the photographing of the woodblock letters … Continue reading

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Alpaca by Michael Johnson

                Another new animal from the prolific Michael Johnson. Woodblock is so nice to look at that i’m wondering if we shouldn’t consider Michael’s way of demonstrating craft as another option.

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Hedgehog by Michael Johnson

              Great minds think alike. Michael Johnson’s hedgehog is very similar to Dave Dye’s hedgehog scribble.  Whilst using an ‘O’ for the eye and exclamation marks for spines break the rules, i think it … Continue reading

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Millipede by Michael Johnson

          Another gem from Michael Johnson.  Use of the exclamation mark as antennae breaks the rules, but rules are there to be broken sometimes.  The whole idea of this project was to celebrate the lost craft … Continue reading

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Shrimp by Michael Johnson

                Another beautiful execution by Michael Johnson who chose to photograph the woodblocks he found.  Not quite on brief as you are only supposed to use the first letter of the species, but … Continue reading

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Owl by Michael Johnson

michael johnson kindly sent this owl to me. he wondered if there wasn’t a more sculptural way of presenting the work, rather than doing prints. nice to see another way of demonstrating craft. Continue reading

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