A couple of months ago I invested in some Pfeil lino cutting tools. I then purchased a Flexcut Slip Strop so I could keep them sharp while carving. This is a short review of my experience purchasing the Flexcut Slip Strop, and afterwards using this product. Hopefully, this might help out others who are considering buying a Slip Strop to sharpen their lino cutting tools.
Normally, when you are printing an edition, you are striving to make each print in the edition as close to identical as possible. With a variable edition (also called a “varied edition”) most of the image information is still coming from the plates, but the artist is intentionally manipulating the printing in some way.