the fifth and sixth colors

hpim3194

drawing for colors 5 and 6, printed in the same run

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HPIM4068

state proof for colors 5 and 6 (both printed in brown)

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HPIM4059

color check for colors 4 and 5 (green and brown)

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HPIM4069

proof of colors 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

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with pencil red

state proof for colors 1, 2, 3, 4, 5—with color pencil added for color 6 (dark red)

with pencil red - Copy

detail with color pencil

Drawing with color pencil on an inferior quality state proof helps me visualize  desired results. The printed image diverges from the original drawings as it becomes an original work of art with the unique characteristics of an original print.——————————————————————————————————————————

HPIM4097

6-color print on white Masa paper (appears gray here)

 

HPIM4103

detail of print on Masa

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HPIM4089

6-color print on Sekishu paper (natural color)

HPIM4078