slightly wonky


Something else
March 29, 2011, 12:34 pm
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I’ve finished up the woodcut print that I started last week.  I’ve printed this woodcut several times…with several different types of ink and paper.  This is on a grey Stonehenge paper with oil based relief inks:

Here is the group on our coffee table:

I’m still not happy with the printing.  I’m going to have to get some feedback on it.  I think that a press would help, but besides that…there must be other things that I can do to get a better print. 

I also did a few abstract screenprints.  I need to redo the actual screen, as it started to leak ink out of the side a little.  I like these, just as a start of something…

I still haven’t found paper that I think is great with this.  I’ll have to ask around.  Any suggestions?

I’ll have to remount that one…

I liked that one a bit.  Last one:

I’d love to have a real setup for screenprinting.  One more thing on the to do list…

If anyone out there does either woodcut prints or screenprints…please give me your recommendations on paper & inks!

It’s an amazing, sunny day out there.  It might even be in the 40s!  We’re starting to see some activity in our “garden”.  I put this in quotes, as it’s a small miracle that anything decides to come up at all.  I don’t have a green thumb, even though I have good intentions and try hard.  Here are what’s popping up today:

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