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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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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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Print 1. Project 14: Print proofs

Proofing the plates. I’m printing 3 different plates: the base foamex board as a combined monotype and collagraph, the feature linocut design and a further blind embossed linocut. Blind embossing: The aim is to create a further section of brick … Continue reading

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Print 1. Project 14: The design

Developing the design I didn’t have a subject matter in mind when I started this project so, whilst sitting in the garden, I doodled and thought.  I started with a nine square grid. It may be a large stretch of … Continue reading

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Print 1. Project 14: Selecting techniques

Planning the print process I really enjoyed Project 13 despite the length of time it took me to get through it.  I’m going to build on the techniques I used to create the carousel horses prints.  Some of the points … Continue reading

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Print 1. Project 14: Research

Today I’m looking at artists who use chine collé in their work. Rachel Gross I see the consistent thread running through all her pieces as being the use of paint, collage and bold shapes.  Her methods include intaglio, aquatint shapes, … Continue reading

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