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Castle by Netdog Castle by Netdog
3 layer linocut print! 24"x18"
The castle is "Himeji-jo(castle)", one of the most finest existing example of 17th C casthel architecture in Japan.

Buy my original prints online![link]
You can also buy Art print, or iPhone case of this design here [link]
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Given 2010-12-20
Castle by ~Netdog shows complete mastery of lino printing - clean, precise and even lines that look more like a screen print or even vectored lines. A beautifully crafted print. ( Suggested by kangel and Featured by Mollinda )
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TheYump Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Seeing professionalism like this on DeviantArt is rare. This is certainly worthy of praise!  
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Netdog Featured By Owner May 25, 2016  Professional Traditional Artist
thank you
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Christiann-Boy Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2016
Not bad really.
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Christiann-Boy Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2016
Not bad really.
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hosseinkhoramnezhad Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2016  Professional Digital Artist
great !!!!!
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Netdog Featured By Owner May 25, 2016  Professional Traditional Artist
thank  you.
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hosseinkhoramnezhad Featured By Owner May 26, 2016  Professional Digital Artist
ur welcome
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Randamu-Chan Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
:]
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Coffee2234 Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2016
Lovely! 
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Netdog Featured By Owner May 25, 2016  Professional Traditional Artist
thank you
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Coffee2234 Featured By Owner May 25, 2016
No problem! :) 
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Stavronikita Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
wow! respect!
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Netdog Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2015  Professional Traditional Artist
thank you!
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Aakami Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Beautiful! I absolutely love the white outline around the sakura and the bird and the general contrast between the first plane and the second!
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Netdog Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2015  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you!
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Aakami Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
no problem!
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bygobi Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2015
great work
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Netdog Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2015  Professional Traditional Artist
thank you!!!
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LiQdato Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Lovely work!
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Netdog Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you!!!
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SaharaKnoblauch Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2014
STUNNING! The precision and details, and just, wow - beautiful! Must have taken ages to finish! Great work! :clap:
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Netdog Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
thank you!!
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Alabrax Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2014
This is awesome! 
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Netdog Featured By Owner May 3, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
thank you!
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GryffinDesigns Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2013  Professional General Artist
Very nice! I had the opportunity to visit Himeji in 2007, and this print really captures the essence of the place for me. 
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Netdog Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you :) I actually never had a chance to visit, but hopefully in the future ;)
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rosaarvensis Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Featured: [link] :heart:
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Netdog Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
awesome thank you!!
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Chantellywelly Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2013  Student General Artist
Hii! I've currently really gotten in linocutting and printing! When u say 3 layers, do u mean u have basically carved all the details into the lino already, and then u apply the ink one layer at a time? :)
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Netdog Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Hi. 3 layers usually means 3 different colors/blocks.
I actually work reductive so this is one block(lino), 3 layers if that's what you are asking.

I basically carve the first layer out, print, and then do some additional carvings on top of it and then print the next layer with darker color usually. And continue the cycle until you get the finished print.
With reductive I believe 2-5 layers will work good.
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HentaiChimp Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is wonderful.
Can you explain how you did that? Like, very briefly. That'd be amazing to know.
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Netdog Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
This is a linocut print, which is one of a popular relief printing technique that you carve linoleum, apply ink and print it with hand-operated press.(you can hand print it too)

you can use multiple lino blocks, I used only one.
I printed the pink layer 1st, then light blue, then the darker blue on top of each layers.

let me know if you got any more questions.
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Saddast Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2013  Student Digital Artist
wow great job!
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Netdog Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
why thank you!
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arthurwkm Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2013
awesome
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Netdog Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
thanks!
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BlueMoonScorpio Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
This is awesome.
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Netdog Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
thanks!
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BlueMoonScorpio Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
you're welcome
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Hakouki Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Aaaahhh! It's so beautiful!!! > U <
Keep up the good work~ :DD
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Netdog Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
thank you!
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Izzie951 Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2012
It's well done, it's mix of modern with 17th C style it's so lovely.
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Netdog Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
thank you :D
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Izzie951 Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2012
No problem :D
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Amifujimoto Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Omg it reminds me of Samurai Champloo
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Netdog Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
haha, I've seen a few episodes and it's awesome. some of their art work is real good too
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kitttymeow Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Amazing!! Just Amazing!!
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Netdog Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
why thanks!
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mona07 Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2012  Student Digital Artist
like...:clap:
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Netdog Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
thank you :)
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