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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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Print 1. Project 15: Research

Today I’m concentrating on looking at printmakers who depict land and urban scapes.   Here are a few I’ve picked out to showcase: Adelaide Elizabeth Perry 1891-1973 Adelaide Perry used lino for much of her printed images.  The soft close-textured product … Continue reading

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Print 1. Project 15: Working on the theme

In this project I am required to produce a series of 4 prints with a related theme which demonstrate a variety of techniques learned throughout the course. I’ve been back through the projects to assess what type of work I’ve … Continue reading

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Print 1. Project 14: Review

Can you see opportunities to develop this printmaking technique? Yes.  I really enjoyed the inclusion of collage into the ‘sandwich’ of print layers.  It adds another dimension, a point of interest and a colour effect not possible to produce with … Continue reading

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Print 1. Project 14: Prints

I did further work on my lino to improve the design, took a rubbing to test it, and reworked the surface of my foamex monoprint base. The impasto medium doesn’t dry 100% on the foamex, it remains slightly tacky even … Continue reading

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