Above is the final stage of the reduction linocut I created in collaboration with Ava Everett. Image size: 9.5" x 9.5". Title: Green bench. Medium: 8 colour reduction linocut on Hosho paper.
Ava's image is entitled Stone Studio, same size, 4 colour reduction linocut:
As the table laden with the ten prints suggests, it took a lot of patient work to get this diptych together in just two and a half days:
But everyone who was in that room for the five days had a fantastic time, and they're already talking about coming back next year.
Next week, Patty and I teach the Journal and Sketchbook class at the Writer's Retreat (hey there, Viki and Lynn!). Meanwhile, as a final sign-off from a great week of printmaking, here is a short slideshow of me pulling the final print off my much reduced lino block:
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