Black Alice Blacklight Series

Printing the Test Proofs

Awhile ago, we hand printed a small edition of test proofs to check, color, registration and the separations of James Callahan’s first print The Gryphon and the Mock Turtle. We’re very excited by the end result and thought we’d share some of the process.

Exposing and washing out the first screen

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Mixing and testing the first color

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Printing: Load, swipe, remove, repeat

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The printed first color

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The first color in daylight

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The first color in black light

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The second color

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Checking colors under black light

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The third color

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Final test print in daylight

Final test print in daylight

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Final test print in black light

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