Category Archives: Part 3 Advanced and Experimental Relief Prints

Woodcut Mark Making – Unfinished Business

I wanted to return to wood cut following my experiments in waterbased Japanese style woodcut,  to try more expressive marks and use oil based inks. I returned to a design I developed for a linocut, but didn’t print because I … Continue reading

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Part 3 Gallery

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Part 3 – 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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Project 10 – Experimental Relief Cuts

My objective in this project was to build on the experimental marks from Project 9 to create an abstract or semi-abstract design for a print. I played around in my sketchbook with marks to see what they suggested. I particularly … Continue reading

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Research Point – Experimental Methods in Relief Mark Making

For this research point on experimental methods, I have confined my research to relief printing in order to be manageable and relevant to my current work. I can find very exciting works in areas such as collagraph combined with etching, … Continue reading

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Project 9 – Experimental Mark Making on Lino (etc)

I wanted to use this project to explore several areas of experimental mark making on lino and other materials: expand on some of the marks in my original mark making exercise and try more tools exploit further the marks made … Continue reading

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London Original Print Fair

As part of my research into mark making, I went to the LOPF at the RA, hoping to see some inspiring work. There was lots of work by famous printmakers; Ravillious, Bawden, Piper, Hockney, Picasso etc, so the visit was … Continue reading

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Project 8 – More Reduction Linocut

My tutor had suggested that he would have liked to see repeat printing with my ‘Paisley’ block and I thought I could with advantage also reduce it. In the original exercise, I had printed the motif side buy side and … Continue reading

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Research Point – Mark Hearld, Jonathan Ashworth, Chris Pig – Mark Making

This research point suggests that we look at the work of Mark Hearld or Clare Curtis and I have concentrate on Mark Hearld because Clare Curtis seems to me to be very much in the mold of Angie Lewin, whose … Continue reading

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Project 10 – Experimental Relief Prints – Woodcut

This project gave me a chance to further explore Japanese Woodblock. To this purpose, I have bought: set of Japanese tools more faced ply from Intaglio a pad of Hosho from Intaglio a wide, high quality decorators brush. To learn … Continue reading

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