Category Archives: Printmaking 1

Introduction to printmaking

Print 1. Project 15: Design 3

 Woodblock & chine collé – design for a beach bag. I’m very excited about this design.  My aim is to produce a single colour print ‘Margaret Preston’ style with a border and include chine collé instead of her hand-painted technique. … Continue reading

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Print 1. Project 15: Design 2

Beach towel design: Reduction lino print. It was a beautiful day at the beach and I spotted a man stretching just before going to surf.  The sea looked way too calm to me but, hey, what do I know?  I … Continue reading

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Print 1. Project 15: Design 1

Beach-wear and accessory brand: Combined lino & monoprint. Whilst at Cronulla with my camera last week I wasn’t just aware of my generalised surroundings and scenery, I was also people-watching.  One things that struck me is how popular Billabong brand … Continue reading

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Print 1. Caring for tools

For Christmas we received a large fruit hamper in a wooden box from a grateful client.  I gave my husband Christmas day off and then put him to work on Boxing day.  He cut the box in half, top to … Continue reading

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Print 1. Project 15: Printing and thinking.

I’ve been working on my beach scapes after my day at Cronulla.  Whilst the photos aren’t bad, and I’ve picked up some interesting small features, my drawings reflect exactly what I’ve seen and I’m not terribly inspired by them.  Whilst … Continue reading

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Print 1. Project 14: Revisit

I am desperately trying to keep the collagraph layers and prints I previously did on greaseproof paper glued together, but it’s not working terribly well.  I can see myself becoming an excellent reference for the manufacturer, proving that these sheets … Continue reading

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Print 1. Project 15: A day out with the camera.

I took myself to Cronulla for an afternoon.  It’s a large coastal town very popular with both tourists and locals – in fact, everyone.  People from around Sydney frequently go there by train for the day.  I live around 20 … Continue reading

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