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Lindy Novotny Teacher Showcase Series 3 sets of Reductive Soft-cut Prints

4-Color Reductive Soft-cut Print

Final Print: Daybreak at the Colosseum; Medium: soft-cut print; Size: 6" x 4.5"

The Process

Photoshop 4-color value separation
1st carve, value separation printed from Photoshop
1st color printed in yellow on various colors of paper
2nd color printed in orange over the yellow
3rd color printed in red over the orange and yellow
FINAL 4-Color Print: Daybreak at the Colosseum
4th color printed in dark brown over the red, orange, yellow (warm-tone palette)

3-Color Reductive Soft-Cut Print

Final Print: Evening at the Colosseum; Medium: soft-cut print; Size: 6" x 4.5"

The Process

Photoshop 3-color value separation
1st carve, value separation printed from Photoshop
1st color printed in turquoise on a variety of papers
2nd color printed in blue over turquoise
Final 3-Color Print: Evening at the Colosseum
3rd color printed in purple over the blue and turquoise (cool-tone palette)

Single Color Soft-cut Print

Final Print: Daytime at the Colosseum; Medium: soft-cut print; Size: 6" x 4.5"

The Process

Photoshop 2-color value separation
Carving of the 2-value separation
Final 1-Color Print: Daytime at the Colosseum
1 color (either black or white) printed on a variety of paper
Created By
Melinda Novotny
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