Jane E. Goldman, ‘Audubon: Passenger Pigeon’, 2005, Stewart & Stewart

Audubon: Passenger Pigeon was hand printed in 16 colors at the Wing Lake Studio in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, U.S.A. Each of 16 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) dark peacock blue, 2, 3, blue base for foliage, 2) primrose yellow, 2, 1, yellow base for foliage, 3) cobalt blue, 2, 3, overall blue toner, 4) red, 2, 3, foliage shadow & bird, 5) transparent green/umber/black, 3, 7, shadow toner, 6) blue/gray, 1, 3, general shadow toner, 7) mauve, 1, 2, overall toner, 8) sienna/orange, 2, 3, warm toner, 9) honey umber, 1, 2, book & flower articulation, 10) cobalt blue, 2, 3, background blue toner plate, 11) deep carmine red, 2, 6, flowers, 12) cobalt, 2, 5, background toner and lower pigeon, 13) warm black toner, 3, 8, background foliage & book edge shadow, 14) blue/grey, 3, 6, general shadows, 15) white, 9, 1, book page, 16) transparent umber, 1, 2, final overall toner.

Publisher: Stewart & Stewart

About Jane E. Goldman