Part of the printing workshop was the intaglio process. It’s different from the regular lino printing because what you engrave or ‘carve out’ is what will be printed. I think I liked this technique better: it was more direct, closer to drawing (which is what I like best) than lino printing was.
Our teacher recommended using ‘organic’ themes and pictures, as she said the colors could look more ‘vintagey’. I chose to print elephants, as I had seen be done on a trip to India.
This time, the ink was really sticky and didn’t come off our hands until a couple of days later, with A LOT of scrubbing!
I didn’t know whether mixing different colours of ink together would create an in-between color, so I tried it with sepia and black: