And they're OFF! The first official book release event for "Walking Nature Home" was a success yesterday afternoon. At least I think it was... I had to leave early to get to the reception in Buena Vista... but there was a nice crowd and methinks there were probably a number of books sold. Hooray!
The reception at Mother's Bistro was nice, we met some interesting folks, and the DM and I stayed after for yummy food (chicken tamales and pork molé... mmmmm.) When we got home... I dunno... I was just in a mood. I decided I would draw up a tiny lino block to do in color.
And then I decided I would carve it for the first color.
And then I decided I would print the first color.
And then I decided I would carve for the second color.
The interesting thing is that, having just made some glib remark about every project having its own challenges, I think doing these itty bitty things in color might end up being a greater registration challenge than the larger pieces. The little sheets of paper are just... flighty, I guess. There's no intrinsic weight to hold them in place as I drop them, nor are there long edges to stay firmly in the jig. The tendency to cattywompishness is high. Hmmmm.
(Here's a funny thing... the Blogger spell check is NOT alerting me to the word "cattywompishness.")
Anyway... we'll just see as we go along, I guess. I intend a completely civilized 4 colors for this little image.