The Dickerson Combination Press, of local manufacture I think, first one I've seen, and I enjoyed using it!
The students made a key block and I demonstrated various methods of incorporating color with it.
Colors for the demo...
That is how a relief slab should look.
Student working on the second chiarascuro block after a successful transfer from the key block.
Working away on a snowy saturday morning, what could be better?
Proof of one of the key blocks.
Sandy, in blue shirt and apron, who so graciously invited me to her class.
Hot plate: speed drying the color water based ink for toning the chiarascuro block.
My-er masterpieces, key (black block) with a two part chipboard plate for color flats.
Flat color printed via illustration board with a textured piece of plywood for the key.
Key block with chiarascuro.
Comically large STOP control for electric Dickerson press.
Nice tall windows with view of the Nott Memorial.
Safety first: solvent area.
Well organized, incredibly functional shop with a very small footprint, a testament to Sandy's skill.