The scrolls were called out in an opaque white ink on a Rives BFK tan paper (de-luscious) to make them pop, and the tan of the paper softened all of the colors just enough for a gorgeous fall scheme. Leaves were printed first in yellow and then an orange gradient on top. The plate for the gradients came out with a harder edge than I liked so I ended up wiping off some of the ink on the feathered edge of each leaf by hand before each print.
I love projects that challenge the letterpress process and this one was no exception. Congratulations Julie and Miguel and thanks for including us in your big day!