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Stage 1: Elian and the Vortex

Plate 1: Zinc plate, hard-ground etched from pencil transfer drawing. My start point for this project was a bunch of native flowers given to me by my husband, and some plants I recently photographed whilst out walking..  Australian natives are … Continue reading

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Chine collé – The final outcome

Continuing on with my chine collé flower design (see previous posts here and here) I adhered a simple iron-on Wispa Weft to the back of some of the prints and tried to machine stitch around some of the flowers. I … Continue reading

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Chine collé – The next stage

In the past I have always cut my shape from the tissue chine collé, inked up the lino/monoprint or whatever, laid the tissue over the inked surface, applied the glue and then printed it.  By placing the paper over the … Continue reading

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Chine collé – Making my own design

A short tutorial on creating personal designs for chine collé print techniques. I acquired a single sheet of lightweight printed paper which I wish to incorporate in my latest print project (anyone know what this actually says?).  However, knowing that … Continue reading

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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 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 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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