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Thursday, August 12, 2010

'Local mackerel' linocut, final cut marks, work-in-progress...

© Peter Gander
© Peter Gander
I finished the mackerel linocut last night. The lettering was rather tricksy to carve - lots of tight curves at a small size. Note that I've cut away around the outline of the fish. The lino beyond this will be cut away completely with a Stanley (craft) knife to avoid any unwanted areas picking up ink later. Then it will be mounted onto card or wood for stability and ease of registration.

1 comment:

  1. It's so cool to see the process,
    you should put the print when is done