Category Archives: Image of the week

My choice for the week

2021 09 15 Image of the week

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

Posted in Image of the week | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Image of the week | Leave a comment

2021 08 12 Image of the week

Photography: Claire Brach

Posted in Image of the week | Leave a comment

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/

Posted in Image of the week | Leave a comment

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/

Posted in Image of the week | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Image of the week | Leave a comment

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/

Posted in Image of the week | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Image of the week | Leave a comment

2021 05 12 Image of the week

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

Posted in Image of the week | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Image of the week | Leave a comment

2021 04 15 Image of the week

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

Posted in Image of the week | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Image of the week | Leave a comment

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/

Posted in Image of the week | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Image of the week | Leave a comment

2021 03 01 Image of the week

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

Posted in Image of the week | Leave a comment

2021 02 24 Image of the week

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

Posted in Image of the week | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Image of the week | Leave a comment

2021 01 27 Image of the week

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

Posted in Image of the week | Leave a comment

2021 01 19 Image of the week

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

Posted in Image of the week | Leave a comment

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.

Posted in Image of the week | Leave a comment

2021 01 08 Image of the week

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

Posted in Image of the week | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Image of the week | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Image of the week | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Image of the week | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Image of the week | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Image of the week | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Image of the week | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Image of the week | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Image of the week | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Image of the week | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Image of the week | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Image of the week | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Image of the week | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Image of the week | Leave a comment

2010 08 17 Image of the week

Yon Sim, To have Missed it, 2018, emulsion-lifted photographic print with shellac-based and acrylic inks This is one of a set of images in this series, all of which are superb. It’s worth a visit to Yon Sim’s design and … Continue reading

Posted in Image of the week | 1 Comment

2020 07 27 Image of the week

Frank Hinder, Tram kaleidoscope, 1948, tempera on hardboard This is a painting I regularly visit at the Art Gallery of NSW.  The statement alongside says (in part): Frank Hinder’s ‘Tram kaleidoscope’ captures the essence of Sydney modernism.  It synthesises elements … Continue reading

Posted in Image of the week | Leave a comment

2020 07 21 Image of the week

Having just emerged from under an avalanche of administrative tasks I’m back on track with my creative life and just about ready to start a new work of my own. This video, although more than an ‘image of the week’, … Continue reading

Posted in Image of the week | 1 Comment

2020 07 02 Image of the week

Kevin Foley, Dog Tired As a printmaker of longstanding Kevin Foley finds inspiration in what he sees around him on his small farm and surrounding district in central Victoria. His ‘model’ for this image is his border collie, Scout, who, … Continue reading

Posted in Image of the week | Leave a comment

2020 06 23 Image of the week

Sebastian Wasek, Storsandnes Beach in Moon Light, photo uploaded to pixels.com 3/2/2019 Being a person who finds blue a difficult colour to work with, this picture is a beautiful study of blue tones.  Stunning photography and I can feel the … Continue reading

Posted in Image of the week | Leave a comment

2020 06 16 Image of the week

Ethel Spowers, Wet Afternoon, 1929/1930, linocut, printed from four blocks on thin ivory laid tissue, 23.9 x 20.2 cm image (irreg.) I’m a huge fan of Ethel Spowers.  I can learn a lot from her multi-block linocuts. Resources: http://www.artgallery.nsw.gov.au/collection/works/DA33.1968/ http://www.invaluable.com/auction-lot/ethel-spowers-1890-1947-120-c-ee197b40fe#

Posted in Image of the week | Leave a comment

2020 06 08 Image of the week

Lyndal Campbell, Glampervan, 60 x 90cm, oil on oil painting paper I couldn’t go past this riot of colour and energy.  This would look terrific on my workroom wall, which is where I spend most of my day.  Every time … Continue reading

Posted in Image of the week | Leave a comment

2020 05 25 Image of the week

Parlous Land by Elizabeth Magill is a series of 10 lithographs (editions of 45) and I’ve chosen this very atmospheric image as my feature this week. Elizabeth Magill, Deer Park Clearing, 2006, lithograph, 61 x 84cm Resources: http://www.paragonpress.co.uk/works/parlous-land/ – see … Continue reading

Posted in Image of the week | Leave a comment

2020 05 18 Image of the week

I’ve chosen a video by Erik van Ommen as my pick this week.  I couldn’t go past this artist, both his prints and his paintings. Check him out on both his website and youtube to learn how his artworks are … Continue reading

Posted in Image of the week | Leave a comment

2020 05 11 Image of the week

Debra Luccio, Reach, 2019, monotype on Velin Arches paper, 59 x 42.5cm (The Australian Ballet’s Marcus Morelli rehearsing Tim Harbour’s Filigree and Shadow) Turning to the back page of a magazine last week I came across this stunning print by … Continue reading

Posted in Image of the week | 5 Comments

2020 05 04 Image of the week

Neil Burnell photography, CRAWL Well worth clicking on the resources below to find out more about this amazing photographer and see other pieces of his work.  Outstanding atmospheric photographs. Resources: http://www.thisiscolossal.com/2020/04/neil-burnell-mystical-photographs/?mc_cid=c0de502171&mc_eid=75316273f4 http://www.neilburnell.com/gallery#/mysticalone/

Posted in Image of the week | Leave a comment

2020 04 30 Image of the week

Werner Dieterich photography, Stuttgart Vineyards Probably my favourite colour scheme.  A landscape but also a brilliant linear composition which is (as anyone who knows me will attest to) what always captivates my eye. Resources: http://www.photos.com/featured/coloured-vineyards-in-stuttgart-germany-werner-dieterich.html

Posted in Image of the week | Leave a comment

2020 04 24 Image of the week

James Joseph Lloyd, monotype Jim Lloyd grew up in Devon and spent much of his time walking and camping on Dartmoor.  This image, and others on his site, have been created with reference to photographs from other people melded with … Continue reading

Posted in Image of the week | Leave a comment

2020 04 14 Image of the week

Melody Knight Leary, “Inheritance?”, solarplate, Akua inks on Arches 88, 2018 Resource: http://www.mknightleary.blogspot.com/

Posted in Image of the week | Leave a comment

2020 04 06 Image of the week

Ludwig Hirschfeld-Mack, Desolation, Internment camp, Orange, NSW, 1941, woodcut, printed in black ink on thin ivory wove paper. Resources: http://www.artgallery.nsw.gov.au/collection/works/DA9.1970/

Posted in Image of the week | 2 Comments

2020 03 30 Image of the week

I’ve been a fan of Suzie MacKenzie and her collagraphs for a while and recently bought her book Making Collagraph Prints as it’s a print style I personally lean towards in my own work (when I’m not distracted trying out … Continue reading

Posted in Image of the week | Leave a comment