Jane E. Goldman, ‘Audubon May’, 2009, Stewart & Stewart

Audubon May was hand printed in 18 colors at the Wing Lake Studio in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, U.S.A. Each of 18 progressive color separations was drawn by the artist, then screenprinted using an indirect sensigraphic stencil system. The printing sequence number is followed by the color name, color density level (1=transparent...10=opaque), color value level (1=lightest... 10=darkest), and the developmental image.

SEQUENCE: 1) light blue, 1, 2, blue base plate, 2) light purple, 1, 2, foliage + select shadows, 3) cool yellow, 2, 1, yellow highlights + achieved green and beige, 4) sand, 1, 2, small plate for cast shadow, 5) warm grey, 1, 3, grey articulation of cast shadows + flowers, 6) ultramarine blue, 2, 3, general blue toner plate, 7) blush, 2, 3, table surface + select background, 8) light yellow, 1, 1, background + flowers, 9) green, 3, 5, bottom right corner, 10) terra cotta, 4, 7, right background + lower foreground, 11) purple, 4, 6, flowers + select shadows, 12) blue, 5, 5, overall blue toner plate, 13) black, 4, 8, overall toner, 14) blush peach, 3, 5, select shadows, 15) transparent black, 1, 2, cool toner plate, 16) raw umber, 1, 2, warm toner plate, 17) dark green, 3, 5, flowers + select shadows, 18) blue purple, 3, 5, flowers + select shadows.

Publisher: Stewart & Stewart

About Jane E. Goldman