Here is the process from pencil to the final four-color screenprint of ‘The Story of Fidgety Philip’.
The story is about a boy who refuses to sit still at the dinner table, eventually grabbing at the tablecloth and knocking everything to the floor. This page faces the text for a different story in the book.
the final 8×10 pencil drawing
which is inked…
after layout and color separations are done, the first color – red – is printed
then the second color, gray
printing the third color
and lastly, the fourth and final :)
Since the transparencies have been coming out spotty, I’ve been painting them in with india ink. It works really well and I prefer it to the Super Black markers because the markers tend to sticky and cling to the screen, leaving residue behind.
Printing the first color for one of the pages for the ‘Harriet and the Matches’ story
Some process shots from the artist residency at Spudnik Press…
printing the first color of pages #10 and #3
Below is one of the finished printed pages, a small introductory illustration from the story of the Harriet and the Matches
A set of mini prints I finished for Spudnik Press fundraiser. Each one is a tiny 2.5″ x 4″ two-color screen print.
I have to say, they’re pretty damn cute… transport-themed with German descriptions :)
From the top:
1. a cup of hot coffee
2. a cup of warm tea
3. a glass of cold milk
4. a glass of cold water
I sure hope these are right! Trying to get all those articles and declaratives is no joke.
moving and completely surrounded by these!
I’ve been trying to teach myself German periodically (“trying” being a very loose term here… more like “wishing”)
Naturally, I’ve managed to grasp very little of anything. Today it dawned on me that I should try and draw some items every day and write their names in German. This will help me learn and is an excuse for a fun drawing exercise.
Here are some night-themed items to start…