Linda Fillhardt

Linda Fillhardt

Santa Fe, NM
Tumbling Tumbleweed #3, Solar Etching, Solar Relief, Collage, Watercolor
16 x 22

“Tumbling Tumbleweed #3” is a Solar Etching/Solar Relief/Collage/Watercolor process on Rives BFK White, 250gsm and Ogura Lace Paper, natural, and uses Carbonnel and Graphic Chemical tint base extender and inks made in 2008.

Plates:
Solar Etched Plate
Solar Relief Plate
Acrylic plate

Printing process:
– Take 2 pieces of BFK:
– Roll acrylic plate with gold tinted ink. Dampen BFK and print. Let dry.
– Ink Solar etched plate with dark brown ink. Redampen BFK and print. Let dry.
– Tint Ogura Lace Paper with peach watercolor. Let dry.
– Roll dark red ink on the relief plate and print using the tinted lace paper.
– Collage the lace paper on one of the two BFK prints. Cut the two prints to the same size and collage them onto a larger piece of BFK running them through the press to adhere using Scotch positionable mounting adhesive.