In my various letterpress adventures I’ve been trying out some different inks and paper combinations.
I have a ‘standard’ forme I use for testing the papers and inks…which I’m sure you’ll see popping up as I experiment.
One of the inks I’ve really liked so far is this metallic mid gold
Inking the forme
Ink on glass
Inked forme ready to print
Print operators view
Final result (printed twice on same card)
It’s particularly good on red paper