Carving a Japanese woodblock print and watching MLG Starcraft 2. Awesome.
For those interested, specifically I'm carving a print by Katsukawa
Shunshô, circa 1769, of the actor Ichikawa Danjûrô IV, the original
print (original owned by Frank Lloyd Wright!) can be found here:
I found a print that I really liked (the one I linked to above). I then adjusted the color inside OS X Preview, removing all the color and reducing it to just the black outline. I then resized it appropriately and converted it to a PDF. Finally I printed it out on an inkjet printer (must be inkjet, not laser) onto some ink transfer paper, like so: www.imcclains.com/catalog/blocks/transferpaper.html -- www.imcclains.com/ has a ton of good supplies and this is a particularly good tutorial: woodblock.com/encyclopedia/topics/toc_process.html
This will be my second woodblock print - and one that's significantly more difficult than my first, I'm enjoying it, though!