theme & variations

One thing I especially love about printmaking is getting to play with the image during the printing process – even if its something as simple as switching out colors. This is a 3 color photo litho done with Photopolymer plates. The three layers were first hand drawn on mylar then transferred onto the plates in an exposure unit.. Here are just a few of the many variations:

First, the complete 3 color litho in the originally intended colors:

Just one plate:

Two plates (pink and blue):


Hand Colored Lithograph

I added some color to one of my black and white lithos:

Here’s the original:

I think I’ll do a few other variations sometime soon.