Sheep Print

Gale was one of the beneficiaries of Rosie Scribblah’s trip to Boise. This shows some of her work, with an explanation of how to do it yourself at home!

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Day 3 & Print #2 at Wingtip Press Studio workshop on Stacked Monotypes

Rose worked us hard! Plus we were flat mates and spent evenings chatting and cooking dinner. I had to pull myself away from an extended evening chat just to get drawings sorted for this print. Fortunately, I seem to have landed on a good subject: Sheep. Saturday morning, with drawing in hand (scanned and reversed on the computer) I ventured into the second print. I think we all felt more confident having made it through our first image with quite a bit of success.

How much ink to remove? That became quite a quandary for this image. On the last print, I felt the yellow was lacking and was hoping for a gentle gradation of color via sheep… we shall see.

What I discovered was my application of ink happened to be stronger on this round. More ink…

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I'm a printmaker based in the North West of England, living in Bolton and printing at Hot Bed Press in Salford. Please visit my website
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7 Responses to Sheep Print

  1. paperstew says:

    John, you’re so sweet to repost this! Thanks a bunch!

  2. Gale did a lovely body of work

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