step-by-step progress of the apple print

The weather was gorgeous this weekend so I enjoyed a hike in the Eagles Nest Open Space near Fort Collins yesterday and a bike ride today. I also managed to finish my reduction cut of the apples. It was neat seeing the print develop as I added each new color. I was surprised by the final image because the apples didn’t really “pop out” until I added the final layer of black ink. Before that, I was wondering if I was on the right track with the print because it just looked like a bunch of nebulous blobs of color. This is a very fun technique, and I am looking forward to trying another reduction cut soon. However, it is time to get back to my multiple-plate Maroon Bells print for now, which is carved and ready to print. Stay tuned!

Here are some more step-by-step images of the apple print:

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1 Response to step-by-step progress of the apple print

  1. Alicia says:

    I didn't realize apples (without sugar) could make me feel so happy. I love these.

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