Continuing with the triangles but moving into more positive and negative shapes and spaces.
Above: Back-drawing in charcoal (Sepia & Pthalo Blue mix) on 2 different plant fibre papers, rough side. I lightly ran my flattened hand across the back of the paper when on the print plate to achieve ink transfer to some of the more textural areas. Very happy with these and this technique will now be added to the first prints above.
Above: Reverse of back-drawn plate with both positive and negative masks on handmade recycled mountboard paper, rough side. The rollers used on the smaller components are my own (so are clean, even and perfect) but the large roller used on the charcoal plate belongs to the studio and rolls a little unevenly – due to it being old and heavily used. I need to ensure I turn the plate several times when inking up so coverage is more uniform.
A small change in the colour scheme: