Category Archives: My prints

Printing for my own enjoyment

Carborundum & Drypoint Printing

Workshop with Brenda Tye A fascinating 2 day workshop where I learned a whole bunch of new techniques.  We were asked to bring any sketches or reference material depicting objects from nature.  I photocopied some of my past ideas: As … Continue reading

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Etching: Rock pools – Stage 3

Still loving this print! If you haven’t seen the progression of this project click here for stage 1 and here for stage 2 For my first 2 plate print I decided on sepia and yellow ochre mixes for the line-etched … Continue reading

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Etching: Rock pools – Stage 2

Just loving this project! This week I’ve been concentrating on making a second plate to print with the etching I’ve already prepared.  I’m aiming for the sections underwater. Transferring the design to plate 2: I soaked my BFK Reeves paper, … Continue reading

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Etching: Rock pools

I’ve been desperately trying to get back to my ‘One & Twenty’ routine.  OK, hardly a routine, but I’d like it to be.  The idea is that I look at something for one minute (really trying to examine the image … Continue reading

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Continuing recycling prints ……

Following on from my last post, this week I pulped some more of my old print proofs (yes, you’ve guessed it, I have quite a pile of paper to recycle!) and also prepared some of the white offcuts for new … Continue reading

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Recycling prints into paper

About 18 months ago I shredded some of my print proofs and recycled them into new paper, ready to be printed on again.  At that time, a lot of what I pulped had been printed in black or dark inks … Continue reading

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Lino: Positive & negative proofs

After further cutting on my first plate, it was time to take a new print proof of both the positive and negative images. Loving the start point for this project.  More work to do yet though.

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