Monday, June 25, 2012

"artichoke" prints

I have been REALLY busy studying full time. one of my favourite day's this last semester has been Wednesday. because we have printmaking class ALL DAY (and because Offspring is on TV).
today, i have decided to share with you two of the prints i am most proud of. they are drypoint intaglio prints of my hand drawn artichoke. the sepia one was the first one i created. then, with the second (multi-coloured) one i tried an inking method which is traditionally called a "dolly wipe". during this process different coloured inks are rubbed into the plate and then removed gently by wiping the ink back and leaving certain colours in certain areas of the design. i think you will agree...this was a great success. i love my little artichokes. especially they are now framed.