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Elian’s secret garden

Doodling & Designing: I read in one of those zentangle books that a good way to start doodling is to draw a nine square grid (as when you play noughts and crosses), start adding lines and patterns, continue them across … 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 8: Cutting the lino

I started by resizing my design as there is quite a bit of fine line work and if the piece is too small I won’t be able to form the detail I am aiming for, the lino will simply crumble … Continue reading

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Print 1. Project 6 revisited.

Since the monotype workshop last week I’ve been practicing my printing techniques, right from preparing the inks, through to rolling on the work space, rolling ink onto the lino and preparing and printing through my press.  Things have improved enormously … Continue reading

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The perils and pitfalls of printing

8 months ago I started the OCA course Printmaking 1.  It has been 8 months of unrewarding difficulty, constant print problems, severe and extended angst and a loss of confidence, motivation and drive.  I’m not satisfied with much of the … Continue reading

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Print 1. Project 7: Preparation

Preparation & design choice This project involves multi-block lino printing.  I spent a little time researching images and analyzing possible methods and order of work. The weekend AFR reviewed Cookery Postcards from Penguin: One Hundred Cookbook Covers in One Box, … Continue reading

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Print 1. Project 6: Shell linoprint.

The aim of this exercise, for my own gratification, was to create a lino print with a sense of movement. I also wanted to play with a reduced colour palette, altering the quantities of the chosen colours to create different … Continue reading

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