Saturday, February 11, 2017

Nicky & Gabby Blocks

I want to print up my Nicky and Gabby blocks, but Signy's a bit of a drawback.  Right now she's in heat, so there's no sending her off to SH for the day.  So I need to come up with another idea.

It occurred to me that I used to wet the paper (especially for oil-based inks).  But it also works with water-based inks.  I can set up the card table(s) and soak and blot my paper.  Then I might try printing with a baren, counting on the damp paper to take up ink more easily.  At least I'd like to try it.

I'll only be printing b&w and adding pastel color later.  Just spots of color.

And here's mir image of the blocks.  Possibly print more of an ocher colorway?

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