Now that the linoleum is glued securely on the base, that took care of the first major task. The next problem to solve is how to print the interior heart a different color. Currently, the lino-block is designed to print in one color as seen here:
My initial thought was to try to carefully "cut" the heart out of the linoleum. The idea of printer playing doctor was in interesting thought. But when I saw how thick the piece of linoleum is and how I could easily ruin this piece of art with an unsteady hand, I voted against it. If my brother who is a doctor was around, I MAY have attempted it with his help...
Plan B: make a proof of the heart, scan the proof, and make a polymer plate!
1) Ink the area
2) Make a proof
3) Scan and get it on the computer
Now here's the heart which will be made into a plate...Stay tuned! For more info on Mark, visit his site at markandrewebber.com