After the Poppy, my next flower was to be a Purple Iris, also called the "Blue Flag". I see these in the early summer up along the Apple River. A beautiful flower.
the first step, of course, is to produce the key block:
from this I print a shot series of black and white proofs. These proofs are what I use to create the color blocks from.
Starting with the blue:
Eventually, I'll have cut and printed a total of 5 blocks for the finished image:
I'm getting these prints ready for the flower and garden show coming up in May at the River Falls Library. I want to have three triptics done: one of garden flowers, one of fruit (pear, plum and cherry) and one of apples.