Carole Dwinell - Briones, California USA
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Location: Briones (San Francisco Bay Area/California)
Print Title: mushrooms
Paper Dimension: 5" x 7"
Image Dimension: 3-1/4" x 5-1/4"
Block: Shina (both sides)
Pigment or Ink: Daniel Smith water based relief ink, Sumi Ink, Speedball Water based relief inks
Paper: Torinoko White
Comments: This is my first exchange so I hope you will be patient with me. After carving a key block on one side of the shina block, did a six color reduction on the other. I had definite problems in that on some colors, the ink squished out to the edges of the cuts, but the major one was the key block when printed, pulled up spots of not only its own black but some of the below colors as well or over white, did not adhere. I\'m hoping that some of you can share you ideas about what may have caused these issues. Perhaps the inks were not dry enough as I did push this through quickly. It was certainly a challenge since ... there was no going back!