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Design experimentation

Design Play: Circuit Project – More grids

Loved the grid experiments in my last post so continued down this path this week with some great results. Sequin waste was cut to shape and placed over an inked acetate sheet.  This was run through the press and the … Continue reading

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Design Play: Circuit Project – More backgrounds

More background experimentation – yep, I’m not done yet Whilst making book samples recently I’ve been mulling over my Circuit project.  I’ve tried quite a few different ideas as background bases for my connections and circuitry to sit upon but, … Continue reading

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Design Play: Circuit Project – Getting started

The value of experimentation No-one gets it right first time and I’ve a vision in my head that has been difficult to translate into reality. Having had a brain stuffed with home renovations, builders, paint choices and so on for … Continue reading

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Design Play: Exercise – connections

I’ve been looking back over some of the work I’ve created in the last 5 years or so.  While I’ve covered a variety of subjects I see that I keep returning to the idea of connections, boxes, containers, lines and … Continue reading

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Design Play: Exercise – collagraph abstraction

I’ve moved away from the source book I was using for my exercises and am following my own direction.  The book helped a lot when I was a bit lacking in creativity but now I’m back up and running I’ve … Continue reading

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Design Play: Exercise 5 – Textures – Part 3

‘Other World’ Print Plates In my post of 16th February I created my first 3 collagraph print plates for this series + 2 masks.  Here are plates 6 & 7, the final ones for this body of work. PLATE 6 … Continue reading

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Design Play: Exercise 5 – Textures – Part 2

‘Other World’ Print Plates In my post of 18th January I looked at both internal and external textures with a view to planning my Other World project print plates.  The aim is to produce several small prints to be mounted … Continue reading

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