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Linocut Collage

Linocut Collage

Linocut collage: A technique using two of the same lino prints I had a couple of prints of a dress that didn’t work out. I liked parts of...

The Orange Tulip - part 2

The Orange Tulip - part 2

Some of the past week went well; some was challenging. But I think it will all work out. I hope! TRANSFERRING THE IMAGE The first thing...

August meeting - Gelli demo

August meeting - Gelli demo

The Lino Ladies are meeting again! At our August get-together, Cindy demonstrated printing with a Gelli plate. She brought extra gelli...

Challenge # 2 - Spring Fever

Challenge # 2 - Spring Fever

The second challenge was inspired by our longing for spring, in the early days of April. The specs were to create prints in two colors...

Challenge # 3 - April Showers

Challenge # 3 - April Showers

The third challenge came during rainy early April. The theme was "April Showers", colors were limited to black, gray, and white, and...

Challenge # 4 - Thinking Positive

Challenge # 4 - Thinking Positive

Our next challenge was "Thinking Positively". It required two of three colors, but NO black. And just to make it more complex,...

Continuing challenges

Continuing challenges

5/8/2020 The challenges keep on coming. The ones in daily life, of course - we're all dealing with a new world, and wondering what it...

The Orange Tulip - process notes

The Orange Tulip - process notes

This is a hard thing I’m doing. The print – well, that’s technically challenging. But the hard thing is showing my plans and intentions...

The Orange Tulip - Part 3

The Orange Tulip - Part 3

Slow progress this week. The exciting stuff is done, now it’s down to putting color on paper. And that takes time. So far, I’ve done four...

The Interminable Orange Tulip - Part 4

The Interminable Orange Tulip - Part 4

It takes a long time and a lot of wrist and shoulder to put color on 34 large pieces of paper. Added to that, I’m now blotting each layer...

The Orange Tulip - Part 5

The Orange Tulip - Part 5

Moving slowly along… Impression 7 – blue again Last week I printed the first layer of blue; a bright turquoise for the small flowers, and...

The Orange Tulip - Part 6

The Orange Tulip - Part 6

Moving slowly along… Impression 12 – oops. In carving around the little blue flowers, I removed what I should have left. And I did the...