transfer drawings

Transfer drawing 1 onto the linoleum block

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a. reverse side of graphite paper  b. reverse side of drawing 1 (on tracing paper) c. front side of linoleum block with partial image transfer

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Transfer drawing 1 in stages to avoid smearing on the block

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drawing 1 after transferring image onto linoleum block in two stages (red and brown); right-handers start on the left; left-handers start on the right

As the reduction print develops, I use the transfer method less and less. I refer to the emerging printed image as the basis for deciding what the print will require.