Drawing is important to keep the hand eye brain links active. I am not managing every day yet, but working on it! It doesn't matter what you draw and can be better approaching something you are not used to drawing!

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I have started work in the first new print of 2021. 

We have been walking most days from our village and I take photographs as we go.

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I make a drawing based on the photoIMG 20210123 205456


Then reverse the image and decide what size it will be, then apply it to the lino.

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I make pencil rubbings to check progress, quicker and easier than making an ink print


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Now it is ready for the first test print!



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Printing day today...

three test prints on newsprint to get the block printing properly and three test prints on heavier cartridge paper.

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I have at last found my way to get an image on here! 

I have started cutting a new block for this year's card, so far so good, and hopefully gift tags to follow.