Category Archives: Print 1: Sketchbook

Print 1. Project 12: Exploring colour choices

Having made the print plate I’m in a bit of a quandary about how to print it.  Monochrome seems pretty boring but could also be effective if I can work the tones well.  If I want to try this I … Continue reading

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Print 1. Project 12: Representational collatype collage prints

Creating a design The aim is to produce a coherent representational collagraphic image using some of the techniques learned in project 11.  I’ve spent the last 2 weeks considering my subject matter and design. My start point came from the … Continue reading

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Print 1: Recent sketchbook work (during assignment 3)

Using the design from project 8 as my start point continued to develop the concept.   I ‘drew’ the outlined shape with a glue gun on to paper.  Hand-dyed fabric was inserted in some areas and metallic wax was applied … Continue reading

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Print 1. Project 10: To panic or not?

According to my own work schedule I’m vastly overdue with this assignment and I’m getting a little panicky as this will have a knock-on effect as I continue to the next part of the course. So I have a couple … Continue reading

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Print 1. Project 9: Designing using experimental marks

This project doesn’t actually ask us to create a design using some of the experimental tools we’ve been using on lino, however it does ask us to speculate in what circumstances these random marks might be useful.  I decided to … Continue reading

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Print 1. Project 8: Finalising the design

Reduction lino printing: Working through design & colour placement ideas. In Assignment 4 of Exploring Ideas I discovered the wonderful designs of the 1950’s, in particular Lucienne Day and Jacqueline Groag.  I was immediately taken with their design ideas as … Continue reading

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Print 1. Project 8: Choosing a design

Reduction lino printing: Design progression and sketchbook work. I’ve always loved this feature tile in our renovated bathroom.  Above on the left is the actual colour but on the right I’ve played with it in Photoshop to add more tonal … Continue reading

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