Linocut carving and re-carving – Banksia coccinea

Sometimes when I print a design I decide to change something about it or add something to the design after I have done the initial proof prints. This is the case with the recent Banksia coccinea design. You can see the linocut block on top of the proof print which I have handcoloured – painted with watercolours. This initial rough proof print seemed ok but when I printed a couple of extras that I thought I might need as watercolour proofs I found that the carving of some of the stamen within the banksias was simply not deep enough and … Continue reading Linocut carving and re-carving – Banksia coccinea