Tag Archives: Mark-making

Mark-making with paints and tools

I had a bit of fun on Saturday with my friend, Judy – also an OCA student.  We set up her garage with huge sheets of paper and determined to be free and flowing in our mark-making, using whatever bits … Continue reading

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Print 1. Project 9: Review

Firstly consider the marks you have been able to make.  Does a theme spring to mind when you see them?  They might remind you of the textures in a landscape or the effect of light on water.  Can you see … Continue reading

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Print 1. Project 9: Further experimental marks

My husband pointed out to me that the marks/indentations I got from these eyelet spreaders weren’t great because I was working on a table instead of on a more solid base.  As the punches hit the lino the table absorbed … Continue reading

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Print 1. Project 9: Printing the experimental marks

I’m quite fond of Sepia, the warmth and depth of the colour attracts me.  So this project has initially been printed using this. The above image is purely to show which tools were used for each cut section so I … Continue reading

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Print 1. Project 9: Mark-making

Experimental mark-making on lino. In this project I’m experimenting with unusual items to create cuts, scratches and texture on lino.  Hopefully some of these marks will result in more random outcomes than the linework formed using the regular cutters. Left: … Continue reading

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