I finally found some time over the past weekend to do some printing. After printing the first "Loosen the Knots" block in a light green, I used a stencil to apply round areas of violet. Here's the ink being applied to the block through the stencil:
And here's how the block looks when the stencil is removed:
I found that if I used a fair amount of rice paste, the circle edges remained quite crisp:
And if I used water only, no paste, the edges were very soft:
Then I used another stencil to apply a blue pigment:
It took one full day to get to this point with a run of 20.