Today I finally got to print my latest block. It's for a bedtime poem by Eugene Field called Wynken, Blynken, and Nod. The poem is fantastic and full of goofy nonsense to illustrate.
Here's the block-
And here are some photos of inking and printing the linocut-
I used a piece of linoleum that I mounted to a block a couple years ago and never carved. It was softer than what I've been using recently. I started by carving the moon and my lines came out skinnier than I intended because I was surprised by the softness of of the linoleum. Hopefully the moon won't look out of place once everything is painted. I'll paint it tomorrow when the ink is dry enough. Here it is in black and white-
XMAS 2017 - miriam bos
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