Sunday, January 20, 2008

Finishing the Raven print ~

This is the press setup for the last color, black.

Here is the finished print. ~ "The Raven"

Here is an excerpt from the tale written in 1634 by Giambattista Basile.

-The King, seeing the bright red blood sprinkled upon the white, white marble, heaved a deep sigh and exclaimed, "O heavens! and cannot I have a wife as white and red as this stone, and with hair and eyebrows as black as the feathers of this raven?" And he stood for a while so buried in this thought... -