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Project 8: printing the first layer

Yesterday I began printing the first layer of the reduction print. It didn’t go quite to plan….

I’d managed to mix a shade of green that was the colour I wanted, but when it came to printing things didn’t go smoothly. I’d made a jig to put the lino into to help with registration but I’m wondering if it wasn’t quite big enough and therefore a bit of the lino didn’t sink into it fully, and that’s what caused patches of the print to come out white…

First print with patches missing

First print with patches missing

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