One of the cheesecloths I washed today looked like a giant face, and luckily the shop has a giant clown mask to compare it to.
Proofing for Dyani White Hawk, part of Landmarks at Tamarind Institute
from Tamarind’s facebook page
lil afternoon fun @emily_diehl
At least I learned how to do a nitric wash and I got to bichromate a plate.
I also learned today that there’s a drastic action that involves heating up lithotine and doing a hot wet washout that, although extremely dangerous, actually works. I’m curious about it - but ultimately not quite ready to die in some sort of shop explosion.
my roller is the spawn of litho satan 👹 #lithography #printmaking
Registration set up for printing an edge to edge stone run on a hand press.
Rapidly becoming my favorite technique now that I’m solid in handling my stops on the leading and trailing edges, you get that awesome tension of setting it half off - half on the stone edge, lowering the scraper bar slowly while beginning to move the bed forward, then releasing right at the exact moment.
linoleum block print
For those that like black rectangles
Using the air compressor to dry off the stone in between rounds of graining: working smart