Over the past couple weeks, I’ve been posting images of the process of this print on our website, “Mass Incarceration is a Labor Issue.” Last week I detailed the sketching process.
Once I sketch the image on the linoleum, I carve away the linoleum around the lines, and then it’s ready to print.
Here is a picture of the print as it is being covered with a layer of ink:
After the ink has been placed on the block, I put a piece of paper down and apply pressure using a baren. Here is a picture:
Then, you remove the paper from the block:
Next week I’ll post the last set of photos about the creation of this print.