"The artist...is also a born adventurer. His explorations, unlike those of a tourist, are rewarded by the discovery of beauty spots unmentioned in the guide books, and with tireless curiosity and an exceptional proneness to wonderment, he will come upon objects of remarkable interest overlooked or even shunned by more disciplined observers."

Augustus John, R.A.

Sunday, 15 September 2013

Linocut. Colours 2-4

I added a little red to the original yellow mix used for colour 1 and began defining the sky. I had mixed up a lot of this colour, as after the next stage it will be the only colour used on this print. For each subsequent stage I am going to darken the mix using increasing amounts of purple. But first we need a little blue. This colour only appears at the top of the print so I only inked up this part of the block.

Stage 3 looks like this:

Now back to the orange mixed with a little purple.

Stage 4:

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