So last weekend I experimented by myself, using a glass plate, lino cut ink, and a wooden spoon. It went all squishy on me.
Not my proudest moment, although with time I have come to like the two on the right hand side. (A little.)
So then I thought, when all else fails, RTFM!!! and I googled and landed up with a set of quite clear instructions which involved sanding a perspex plate, painting on liquid soap and letting it dry, then painting the image with poster paint, letting it dry a little, wetting the paper, placing it on top, and rubbing vigorously with the back of a wooden spoon. This was the result:
Back to Andre, I think.