First, the magic marker sketch....
then the drawing is rearranged a tad, transferred to a linoleum matrix, and cut.
Later, two removable circular shapes were made within the matrix to allow for interrupting continuous line of drawing by turning them slightly before inking.
Multicolour prints were made, using transparant colours.
Multicolor monotypes - limited number available
It's a startling moment when clicking the image for detail!
The intaglio that follows is, of course, a quite
February 18, 2009
Size: 18" x 12"
Yes, LOLLY WILLOWES (or The Loving Huntsman) is the title of a novel by Sylvia Townsend Warner. It recounts the adventures of a 'middle-aged spinster' who becomes a witch. (1926 Viking) A black cat belonging to a friend of mine was named Lolly Willowes because she liked this title, and the book as well.