365 art challenge #15

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Monotype no. 15:  Aquarelle crayons dissolved in water, painted on plexiglass prepared with gum arabic; also relief printed with Gamblin oil based ink.  A recent “once every 30 years” snowstorm paralyzed our city, leaving me so restless with captivity I had to carve a little wood block.  I never quite got the hang of relief printing, so there are several variations of this print in the works, as I experiment with Eastern and Western papers and varying degrees of paper dampening.

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I like a bit of embossing, but this is over the top!

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I seem always to prefer the subtle colors of the ghost print.

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