There is something about wooden blocks that intrigues me. I like the oldness and patina of the wood and colors, the smallness of the images on them as well as the simple and graphic style of the illustrations. I amazes me how many different versions of blocks have been done through the ages. And I like that most flea markets and antique malls always have them and they cost little to buy. And they do not take up much room in my studio. Here are some of my favorite blocks.