Old Gems

I’m playing the waiting game at work so I decided to organize some files to look productive and rediscovered scans of old woodcut illustrations. I used to be obsessed with them! I think they were mostly used in advertisements. Here are a couple:

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Mountains of gelatinous desserts.

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All kinds a drinking glasses.

I remember wanting to make giant screen print posters of these so I could stare at them in detail everyday. Gotta get to it! Here’s a special wood cut for today. It’s Administrative Professionals’ Day so the nice HR lady at work provided us with Amy’s ice cream.icecream_web

Sometimes ice cream does seem that menacing to me!