Print 1. Assignment 2: First relief prints

This assignment is being submitted by post to my tutor.  Here are the prints I have chosen from this section:

Task 1 (Project 5)

Two printed test cuts + original linocut and details of cutters used:

Print1-P5-Lino(Blog post 14/11/2014)  The tools used for each row and section are listed below from left to right.

Top row: 1) 5mm cheap curved scoop 2) 3mm cheap curved scoop 3) 3mm cheap curved scoop 4) 3mm V shape
Second row: 1) 3mm quality curved scoop 2) 5mm quality curved scoop 3) 5mm quality curved scoop 4) 5mm cheap V shape
Third row: 1) 3mm quality curved scoop 2) 1mm curved scoop 3) 5mm quality V shape 4) 5mm quality V shape
Fourth row: 1) 3mm quality V shape 2) 5mm quality curved scoop 3) 3mm quality curved scoop (deeply cut) 4) 0.5mm curved scoop
Fifth row: 1) 7mm flat blade gouging 2) 1mm curved scoop (outline shape) + 5mm quality curved scoop 3) 7mm flat blade (to cut triangle outlines) + 1mm curved scoop (to remove outlines) + 3mm quality curved scoop 4) 5mm quality V shape sharp stabs and gouging
Bottom row: 1) 1mm curved scoop (glass outline) + 0.5mm curved scoop (shadowing) + 3mm quality curved scoop 2) 3mm quality V shape + 7mm angled blade (outline circles) + 3mm quality curved scoop (remove inside of circles) 3) 5mm quality curved scoop 4) 1mm curved scoop

Print1-Project-5Above left: Print 7/12, brown packaging paper.  Original blog post hereAbove right: Print 12/12, BFK Reeves 250gsm.  Original blog post here.

Task 2 (Project 6)

Three single colour linocut prints & any other single colour linocuts:

Project-6aTop left: Print 5/17, cartridge paper.  Top right: Print 9/17, Mingeishi Grey.  Bottom Row: Print 10/17, screen-printed cartridge paper.  Original blog post here.

Project-6bTop left: Print 14/17, Arches 250gsm.  Top right: Print 16/17, BFK Reeves 250gsm.  Original blog post here.

Project-6cTop left: Print 5/19, Awagami Hosho.  Top right: Print 8/19, Unryu (Thai Mulberry paper with inclusions).  Original blog post hereBottom row: Print 17/19, Somerset 250gsm.  Original blog post here.

Task 3 (Project 7)

Three multiblock linoprints and one impression in a single colour of the individual lino blocks.  I’ve decided to send four multiblock prints.  I’ve selected a range of papers and colours.

Print1-P7aAbove: Single layer proofs on cartridge paper.

Project-7aAbove left: Print 2/17, Hahnemuhle 350gsm.  Above right: Print 9/17, Elephant dung paper.  Original blog post here.

Project-7bAbove left: Print 16/17, Arches 88. Above right: Print 17/17, Kozo extra heavy.  Original blog post here.

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About Claire B

I'm a passionate printmaker, paper-maker and a poor sketcher (which I'm working to improve). I've stitched from early childhood and am a perpetual student, loving learning and participating in everything creative.
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