A photo-collage showing the end of the working day in the studio ...and its looking a little more normal with bits of paper and images that I am currently working on strewn about.
I have been experimenting with gum litho lift today. That is the coating of a Xeroxed photcopy with gum arabic and using the lithographic theory of oil and water not mixing to produce prints. I think that's it anyway. Oil-based inks rolled onto the coated photocopy attract the ink to the darker photocopy ink and is resisted in the lighter areas.
The results were variable - and are hanging on the line drying. The first few were poor and then I began to see some interesting developments, which I can build on.
I do like printmaking in that it often opens the option to take images that have not worked well in one medium and develop them in an entirely new direction.