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Part 2 Gallery

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Part 2 – Review against Assessment Criteria

The assessment criteria for the Printmaking 1 are: Demonstration of Technical and Visual Skills – materials, techniques, observational skills, visual awareness and compositional skills Quality of Outcome – content, application of knowledge, presentation of work in a coherent manner, conceptualisation … Continue reading

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Printing on bark

I have a white birch tree (betula papyrifera) which produces pads of papery curls of bark. I am always looking for ways of breaking out of the constraints of A4 white cartridge paper, and so of course, I had to … Continue reading

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Project 7 – Multiplate Print – Experiment in Woodcut

Inspired by visiting the Klee exhibition at Tate Modern, and by the work of Paul Furneaux (http://www.paulfurneaux.com/) thought I would have a go at a simple woodcut printed using waterbased inks in the traditional manner of moku hanga. I based … Continue reading

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Project 7 – Multiplate print. Overlaying patterns

Objectives: a linocut using multiple plates use simple motif and pattern combine simple shapes use subtle colours a small plate which could be printed on a greater range of papers which I have in only A4 try to really exploit … Continue reading

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Project 7 – Multiblock Linoprint – A Winter Scene or Pas De Deux

Objectives: multiplate linocut produce a print which could not be done as a reduction print shapes should overlap and create different colours or complexity at least three colours a design with overlaying textures a bold graphic design a representational design … Continue reading

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Project 7 – Multiblock print – First Idea

In a single coloured plate, I explored an idea looking at space and gravity, but was not satisfied with the outcome. I thought I would push and simplify the idea and print it in three colours. Original print. I liked … Continue reading

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Edward and Richard Bawden

Edward Bawden trained as an artist and designer under Paul Nash, with Eric Ravilious at Cambridge College. Nash helped him obtain his first commissions for posters and book illustrations and his early career was therefore centred around being a designer … Continue reading

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Exploring Linocut Artists

Using the internet, I have enjoyed looking at lots of linoprint artists with widely differing styles. I have selected three to discuss here, based on their differing approaches to similar subject matter, the natural world, and, in particular, plants. My … Continue reading

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Yet More Single Coloured Linocut

Before moving on to multiplate prints, I wanted to explore some aspects further: cutting precision, curves, circles using japanese vinyl devising a motif or symbol which might be repeated producing clean, well placed prints. Initially, I was thinking of a … Continue reading

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