|I draw straight onto the lino and then cut away using a V gouge.|
|For the first colour layer I wanted to create the petrol shimmer of Betty's feathers. This greeny-blue will be overlaid|
with darker colours leaving just a hint of the colour.
|The first colour layer drying.|
|The second block of lino inked and ready to print.|
|The two first layers. The form is already starting to emerge.|
|The third layer is yellow. Normally I would print the lightest colour first but for some |
reason I didn't here. I needed to compensate and make the yellow translucent so as not to
obscure the colours already printed.
|With the red of the wattle and comb added.|
|The final key block is added.|