When monoprinting using a gelatin plate and plant material as a resist, the first print will create a sort of stencil image of the plant. Then, the plant material is removed and another print is made. The second print will have a lot of detail from the plant material.
This is the second print - the print I made after the one shown on the previous blog post. I decided to place Yellow Wing Blackbirds on this one. Yellow Wing Blackbirds are also common in this area. I think they are very similar genetically - I grew up seeing them sharing the same habitat on the ranch.
Below, you can see how I have bound it: