Cancelling Printing Blocks
|Linocut with gold leaf. Next step is burnishing.|
When I studied with Judith Solodkin, the first woman to graduate from Tamarind Institute as a Master Lithographer, I learned a lot about printmaking and limited editions. One of the many lessons I learned was the importance of cancelling my plates when I was finished with an edition.
|Applying gold leaf to linocut|
Cancelling plates ensures the integrity of the size of my original editions, whether these editions consist of 5 prints or 75. Cancelling plates also prevents forgeries.