His work falls almost entirely within the class of two- and three-colour prints.
Shigenaga also did fine work in the three-colour process, of which he may possibly have been the inventor.
three-colour process blocks, being a development of this, are open to the same objections.
Between 1755 and 1764, the great period of the three-colour print, Toyonobu stood almost unmatched in the field.
These three topical colours are applied at once by the three-colour cylinder machine; dried and steamed.
In colour reproduction, a method largely used is that known as the three-colour process.
This process is repeated if a three-colour design is desired.