The underwing shadows in the foreground bird needed a little more oomph, so on went another grayish layer.
|Steps 5 and 6 together|
It doesn't seem like much, but it helped give some dimension to the critter in question.
Why, yes... this ink IS lighter than the last pass. A case of having to think inside-out... this time carving away what I wanted to remain the dark already printed.
Time to get started on the background.