Author Archives: Claire B

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.

Drawing: Line & shape figures

Combining line and a little substance, working on proportion and movement. Adding a sphere/ball/circular shape. Advertisements

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Painting: water-based pigments

Yesterday I went for my second water-colour painting class.  What can I say?  I’ve done part of an on-line course and last month I did the ‘Absolute Beginners’ first class.  Yesterday was the second and final one. Here’s the result: … Continue reading

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Lino: Printing from latest drawing

Jumping for joy In position Out for a stroll Help, please The world is even more amazing upside down Stepping out These are the final prints for this project.

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Drawing: More precise ‘Line’ figures

I’m currently reading about forming habits, decision-making and how to work faster, smarter and better (probably sounds super-boring to you, but fascinating to me).  Some of the main points cover independence, exploration and the rewards of achievement. With my new … Continue reading

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Lino: More printing from line drawings

Stealth Let’s stretch it out Ouch! Maybe that stretching wasn’t such a good idea On the run

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Drawing: More ‘Shrink & Line’ Figures

Enjoying just messing around for a few minutes when I get time. Whilst these are pretty rough, along with some of my previous ones, some provide a reasonable start point for  tracing and turning into prints.

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Lino: Printing from line drawings

Pushing the boundaries Through the looking-glass Super slippery Did I really sign up for this? Time-out Reaching out

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