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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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Print 1. Project 6: Review

What do you have to take into account in order to create a strong single-colour design? I’ve found there are several things to think about including: Consider carefully the amount of detail possible. Look at strength, width and quantity of … 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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Print 1. Project 6: Sketchbook, shell linoprint.

Everyone draws shells.  It feels like a beginner project and something that every hand holding a pencil has to have a go at.  I know many of my friends have drawn some wonderful examples, but not me. It’s a demonstration … Continue reading

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Print 1. Project 6: Single colour linocut – Shoe

Working from this drawing I made a few months ago my aim was to translate it into a single colour linocut whilst maintaining as much detail as possible. The questions I started with were: Can I create a dimensional image … Continue reading

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