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2022 07 12 Image of the week

The weather is currently cold and wet with dark days and a lot of wind. However, just a couple of weeks ago, during a sunny spell, when walking the bush trails I saw a sparkling Banksia tree. Not having my … Continue reading

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2022 06 27 Image of the week

Super photograph of our dog Jack taken by my husband a couple of weeks ago as the sun was going down.

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2022 06 20 Image of the week

Yulia Protsyshyn, Circles, lithography, 34 x 46 x 5cm, 2017 Resources:https://bit.ly/3xxUquy

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2022 06 06 Image of the week

Lisa Brussell, Shoreline At The Jetty, ziatype over archival print, 6″ x 8″ See more of Lisa’s work at instagram.com/lisabrussell Resources:The Hand magazine, issue 86, P36

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2022 05 10 Image of the week

Peter Baczek, Take One Last Look, etching Resources:http://www.baczekstudio.com/baczekstudio/Etchings.html#11

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2022 05 03 Image of the week

I saw this image on the ABC news website advertising ABC Four Corners and thought it an apt visual prompt to entice me to read the full article regarding taxpayer-funded contracts, worth more than AUS$1.1 billion, awarded to a company … Continue reading

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2022 03 16 Image of the week

A rainbow-coloured fish that lives on “twilight zone” reefs off the Maldives has finally been recognised as a new species, more than two decades after its discovery. Read about this amazing creature here. I couldn’t resist this stunning photo from … Continue reading

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2022 03 10 Image of the week

Bob Cornelis, Chain Link, monotype, 10″ x 8″ I’ve long been a fan of Bob’s work, his abstract shapes have a huge appeal to me and this isn’t the first time I’ve featured his prints. Some of my recent work … Continue reading

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2022 03 03 Image of the week

Lyon native Ememem, aka “the pavement surgeon”, examines the streets of European cities and checks for splintered pavement and sidewalks fractured in pieces. Using tiles and stones, he patches the gouged wounds with vibrant mosaics, which nestle into uniquely shaped … Continue reading

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2022 02 14 Image of the week

Always and forever, Australia. My homeland. Resources:Photograph by Philippe Brach, 18/5/2021, Coober Pedy, South Australia

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2022 02 07 Image of the week

Jacky Lowry, Cotton Tail Grass 3 1/5 #1, hand coloured collagraph, 25.5 x 11cm. Albany Grasses series. I’ve only recently become aware of Jacky Lowry and have been enjoying perusing her various sites and collections of work, especially her collagraphs … Continue reading

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2021 12 24 Image of the week

Love this photo of the view from my workroom window taken by my husband.

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2021 12 13 Image of the week

Natalia Kleszczewska (Poland), Do Kogo (To Who), 2020, lithograph, 70cm x 50cm. Artist statement:A composition built on a reprinted grid of an old correspondence book. It is a sort of experiment in translating the humanoid form into the language of … Continue reading

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2021 11 09 Image of the week

Bob Cornelis, part of his City Simulacrum series, no further details Resources:www.bobcornelis.com/CitySimulacrumJB/CitySimulacrum.htm

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2021 10 25 Image of the week

I had a bit of a slip when out walking with Jack and while taking a breath, with my backside firmly on the ground (hoping no-one would come by), my eyes were level with the stem of a Purple Topped … Continue reading

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2021 10 18 Image of the week

My chosen image back on 5th August 2019 was entitled ‘Dogs delight, owners nightmare’ and depicted a smashed up bush-trail bridge which I had navigated several times. I’m pleased to say that shortly after that post some very kind, anonymous, … Continue reading

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2021 09 15 Image of the week

Laurie Rudling, Les Vieilles Tours 1, collagraph, 15″ x 18″, Edition of 10 Resourses:Laurie Rudling Pinterest

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2021 09 02 Image of the week

Noel Sandino, collagraph with monotype Resources:Collagraph Worldwide online groupNoel Sandino can also be found on Instagram at @monoprintess

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2021 08 12 Image of the week

Photography: Claire Brach

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2021 07 20 Image of the week

Phil’s World, Common Wombat (Vombatus Ursinus), Guthega, NSW 2020 Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year – Monochrome Winner Photo Credit: Charles Davis, NSW, Nikon D850, Nikon 200-400mm f/4 VR2, 1/1600, f/4, ISO 250, handheld. Resources:http://www.australiangeographic.com.au/news/2020/08/2020-ag-nature-photographer-of-the-year-winners/

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2021 07 14 Image of the week

Magdeleine Ferru (Glennallen, Alaska), Meandres, rolled up artists book, 25 black & white photographs printed on various papers (glossy, photo paper, transparent paper, inkjet paper…), collage, thread, wool, 3″ x 7′, 2020. Resources:http://www.justmagd.com/meandres/

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2021 06 22 Image of the week

Paul writes about his creation: A project I started in February 2019. This is a book in the form of a Möbius band, so it has no covers, no beginning and no end. There are over 500 sections; each page … Continue reading

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2021 06 08 Image of the week

Chris Tegeler Beneman, High Line Variation XXIV, collagraph/monoprint, 30″ x 22″ I came across the work of this artist via The Hand magazine and was particularly attracted to his interpretations of architectural construction. Resources:http://www.chrisbeneman.com/

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2021 06 03 Image of the week

James Pasakos, The Passing, 2014, Monotype, 13.5 x 22cm Resources:http://www.jamespasakos.com/2011-present.html

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2021 05 12 Image of the week

Wendy Orville, Fallen Tree, Blakely, monotype, 11″ x 17″ Resources:http://www.wendyorville.com/

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2021 05 05 Image of the week

Peter Baczek, Diagonals, etching 6″ x 10″ Resources:The Hand Magazine, issue 32, contributing artist.See more work by this artist on his site http://www.baczekstudio.com/baczekstudio/Baczek_Studio.html

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2021 04 15 Image of the week

Hverfjall Crater, Iceland Resources:https://adventures.is/iceland/attractions/hverfjall-tuff-ring-volcano-crater/

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2021 03 31 Image of the week

Nigel Humphreys, drypoint, aluminium and Somerset satin This is one of the best pieces of drypoint I’ve seen in a long time. What attracts me? Firstly the subject matter; the fact that the face is only a slight impression leaving … Continue reading

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2021 03 17 Image of the week

Gold, enamel and diamond butterfly lady brooch by Lucien Gaillard, early 1900s. Who wouldn’t want to own something like this? So beautiful. Resources:www.facebook.com/Art-Deco-694826447195747/

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2021 03 08 Image of the week

Delita Martin, Rain Falls From The Lemon Tree, acrylic, charcoal, decorative papers, hand stitching, 52x72cm, 2020 Resources:http://www.blackboxpressstudio.com/recent-works-20172019

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2021 03 01 Image of the week

Resources:http://www.singingstonepress.com/#/pond-life/

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2021 02 24 Image of the week

Resources:http://www.debbiemackinnon.com/

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2021 02 08 Image of the week

Sonja writes: My inspiration was the kintsugi technique, the Japanese art of repairing broken ceramics with gold or silver paint. In Japanese aesthetics, the traces of breakage and repair contribute to the beauty of an object. Instead of paint, I … Continue reading

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2021 01 27 Image of the week

Shari Replogle, encaustic art Resources:http://www.sharireplogle.com

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2021 01 19 Image of the week

Judy Dekel, Rushing Riverbed, watercolour, 2017 Resources:www.judydekel.com/landscapes

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2021 01 15 Image of the week

I came across this fabulous photograph on the Awesome Librarians facebook page (9/1/2021 post) and couldn’t resist it.

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2021 01 08 Image of the week

Resources:The Hand magazine, issue 29, August 2020, P20

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2020 12 22 Image of the week

I first became aware of Paul Catherall’s work through an article I read in Pressing Matters magazine earlier this year. When visiting his site I discovered a treasure trove of graphically designed linocut images of famous landmarks. What strikes me … Continue reading

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2020 12 07 Image of the week

I’ve long enjoyed the work of Sherrie York and her skill at creating complex reduction linoprints. About this piece she writes: The title of this piece was known long before I even drew it up on the lino… in fact … Continue reading

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2020 11 30 Image of the week

The image above is scanned from a postcard of the original artwork – which I haven’t seen. I purchased the card at a small gallery on the NSW south coast where numerous pieces were on show by a group of … Continue reading

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2020 11 25 Image of the week

Winner of the Handprinted Collective September 2020 theme Monochrome Resources:http://www.bertandroxy.com/collections/block-prints/products/tempura-udon-for-lunch-block-print-limited-edition

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2020 11 02 Image of the week

I recently stumbled across this collagraph artist (and painter) and immediately fell in love with her work. The one above struck a particular note as I’m currently exploring the print merits of Lamb’s Tongue weeds. Resources:http://www.juusola.co.uk/prints

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2020 10 27 Image of the week

I’m a big fan of Angie Lewin and have a copy of one of her books which I use as inspiration towards some of my own work. The image above comes from her exhibition entitled Nature Assembled recently shown at … Continue reading

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2020 10 21 Image of the week

I first discovered the prints of Andrew Sharman via my subscription to the British printmaking magazine pressing matters. I was immediately struck by how he takes landscape imagery and re-imagines it into a simplified (or stylized) design that still encompasses … Continue reading

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2020 10 13 Image of the week

This image recently appeared in an online group I’m part of and I was immediately struck by the amazing effect achieved in the colour application on this linocut. My experience with lino printing has always been to roll the relief … Continue reading

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2020 09 30 Image of the week

Sybil Andrews, The Gale, 1930, Linocut, 21 x 24.6cm Resources: Cutting Edge Modernist British Printmaking, Published by Philip Wilson Publishers, 50 Bedford Square, London, 2019, P55, ISBN: 978-1-78130-078-7

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2020 09 24 Image of the week

Zilvinas Kropas (Lumen print) Resources: Image taken from an amazing article featuring Zilvinas Kropas, Aušra Kropiene & Meta Kropaite about photography of the 21st century. https://bit.ly/3kIlM99

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2020 09 14 Image of the week

Cyril E Power (1872-1951), The Tube Staircase, linocut printed with 3 blocks; yellow, cobalt blue, black on thin cream oriental laid paper, edition of 50, 44.4 x 25.6cm. Resources: Philip Vann, Cyril Power Linocuts: A Complete Catalogue, published by Osborne … Continue reading

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2020 09 07 Image of the week

Vivian Maier (photography), New York, NY, 1954 I’ll let the viewer add their own narrative to this, but I can’t help wondering what the future held for the subjects in this photograph. Resources: http://www.vivianmaier.com/gallery/street-2/#slide-12

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2020 08 26 Image of the week

Jan Mankes (Dutch, 1889-1920), Bomenrij, 1915, oil on canvas Resources: http://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/jan-mankes-dutch-1889-1920-bomenrij-4303985-details.aspx http://www.flickr.com/photos/johnpieper/29740124776

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