Tag Archives: Linocuts

Lino: Silhouette Trees

I may veer off to the side sometimes but I always return to unfinished projects. A year ago I played with two similar linocuts, positive and negative images, but only got as far as a plain black print of each.  … Continue reading

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Wine and cheese linocut: Final stage

How to focus a mind in turmoil…… Loving this project but my brain has been well over-stimulated and darting in multiple directions, even though nothing much has yet made it onto the blog. First: I drew some cheese. Nice, but … Continue reading

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It’s amazing what inspires ideas

Today I was flattening and tearing up boxes for recycling.  Being too lazy to move from my seat in the sun to go and find a Stanley knife to help carve up some of the larger sections I just set … Continue reading

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Lino: Positive & negative proofs

After further cutting on my first plate, it was time to take a new print proof of both the positive and negative images. Loving the start point for this project.  More work to do yet though.

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Lino: Working in positive & negative.

Back in February I was messing around with paper-making and tea-staining (blog post here) and, using Photoshop, I ‘cut’ out a couple of random tree shapes (yes I’m still in my tree phase!). Some of the actual tea-stained paper was … Continue reading

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Exhibition: G. W. Bot

Riverbed Glyphs 3-22 May 2016, Australian Galleries, Sydney. My wish to see this exhibition was primarily to view the artist’s linoprints but on arrival I was greeted with much more. I first asked who G.W. Bot is and was told … 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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