Sunday, March 21, 2010

More Flowers...

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.

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