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Reduction lino print: Connectivity project

This term in my print class we’ve been looking at reduction lino printing.  I think it’s very clever and the effects can be stunning but it’s not particularly a technique I embrace myself.  However, by altering the idea slightly – … Continue reading

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Chine collé – The final outcome

Continuing on with my chine collé flower design (see previous posts here and here) I adhered a simple iron-on Wispa Weft to the back of some of the prints and tried to machine stitch around some of the flowers. I … Continue reading

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Print 1. Assignment 3: On-line submission

Developing relief prints Task 1 (Project 8) Select two prints of a reduction method linoprint Brief critical statement Both pieces are on Arches 88 and relate back to my post of 7/5/2015. It’s a complex design with many narrow lines … Continue reading

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Print 1. Project 10: Completing the print

Reduction printing using a variety of tools + dab printing After my last post I made a few small adjustments to the placement and choice of  components for this design and ended up with – It has a more balanced … Continue reading

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Print 1. Project 8: Review

Reduction lino cutting Due to some severe demands on my time over the last couple of months I’ve taken far too long on this section.  I had hopes of producing 2 entirely different sets of prints from 2 very different … Continue reading

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Print 1. Project 8: Final design

Note: The prints below have an even colour throughout but due to the dull day and light source available they look a little lighter on the right hand side.  Please take the actual colour to be more consistent with the … Continue reading

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Print 1. Project 8: Rolling and registering

I’ve got the preparation and rolling of the oil based inks and mediums fairly under control now.  The keep it thin motto from Tony is constantly in my mind and his advise has served me well. I’m now preparing my … Continue reading

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Print 1. Project 8: Progress

Unfortunately I’m swamped with life outside my OCA course until mid next week and have not got quite as far as I’d hoped with my printing.  However, some progress has been made and new questions and thoughts have arisen from … Continue reading

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Print 1. Project 8: Cutting the lino

I started by resizing my design as there is quite a bit of fine line work and if the piece is too small I won’t be able to form the detail I am aiming for, the lino will simply crumble … Continue reading

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Print 1. Project 8: Finalising the design

Reduction lino printing: Working through design & colour placement ideas. In Assignment 4 of Exploring Ideas I discovered the wonderful designs of the 1950’s, in particular Lucienne Day and Jacqueline Groag.  I was immediately taken with their design ideas as … Continue reading

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Print 1. Project 8: Choosing a design

Reduction lino printing: Design progression and sketchbook work. I’ve always loved this feature tile in our renovated bathroom.  Above on the left is the actual colour but on the right I’ve played with it in Photoshop to add more tonal … Continue reading

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Print 1. Project 8: Research

Reduction lino printing – research. I currently have this book on loan and although it is fairly old, 1974, it’s full of all sorts of useful printing information.  In the relief printing section alone it covers lucite print (perspex or … Continue reading

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Further trials in Reduction Lino Printing

I attempted a much bigger piece here – with moderate success.  The lino measured 20 x 30cm. First carving.  This time I understood the colour process, having made a hash of it last time, so I started with process yellow … Continue reading

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First steps in Reduction Lino Printing

I cut my 30 x 30cm lino square into 3 pieces, 2 small ones to practice on and a larger piece for a proper design. I used the first small piece to learn how the tools work and here I … Continue reading

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