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One and Twenty: 31/12/2017 – Extended

Today I’ve had my drawing materials out. My One & Twenty focus is a simple exercise to get me drawing.  I pick something, observe it for one minute and then spend twenty minutes drawing it.  The idea is that I … Continue reading

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Etching: rock pools – Final stage

Further to my last post on this project here, I decided to have a go at adding some plate tone to the rocks. Happy?  Not even remotely.  It was very hard to see where I was putting colour as the … Continue reading

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Etching: Rock pools – Stage 3

Still loving this print! If you haven’t seen the progression of this project click here for stage 1 and here for stage 2 For my first 2 plate print I decided on sepia and yellow ochre mixes for the line-etched … Continue reading

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Etching: Rock pools – Stage 2

Just loving this project! This week I’ve been concentrating on making a second plate to print with the etching I’ve already prepared.  I’m aiming for the sections underwater. Transferring the design to plate 2: I soaked my BFK Reeves paper, … Continue reading

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Etching: Rock pools

I’ve been desperately trying to get back to my ‘One & Twenty’ routine.  OK, hardly a routine, but I’d like it to be.  The idea is that I look at something for one minute (really trying to examine the image … Continue reading

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Hard ground etching: My first plate

Swans The aim with this plate is to combine it with my soft ground etched plant material from a few weeks ago, which will be printed as a second layer. I thought it might be interesting to be looking through … Continue reading

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One & Twenty: getting started

My friend Judy and I have started a new weekly challenge.  We gave it the name One & Twenty.  The idea is to select an area/place, for example: the kitchen, back garden, view from the window, etc. then give ourselves … Continue reading

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