Category Archives: Part 4 Collagraphs

Part 4 Morandi Project, Critical Review

Morandi Print Series Akiko’s Bottles I ‘Akiko’s Bottles’ is a small drypoint print from acetate in two colours. This is an artist’s proof pulled to try out colours. Later prints lost their strength of tone, as the burr on the … Continue reading

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Morandi Project

During Part 4 of the course, I have undertaken a project to produce a set of related prints arising out of objectives set by my new tutor. These were: consider the subject for a print more broaden my imaginative ambition … Continue reading

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Copper Sulphate Etching

The opportunity offered for a two day course in etching aluminium plate using copper sulphate. Firstly we divided a plate up into three areas. I the first we did an exposure strip, exposing a section every 10 or 15 seconds … Continue reading

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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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Project 11 – Creating Texture with a Blow Torch

With summer and the possibility of working outside, I was offered the opportunity of a one day workshop making a plate using plywood and a blow torch. Firstly, we prepared a plate using: 1.5mm plywood scored and cracked apart tile … Continue reading

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Project 11 – Textured Surface using Tile Cement

This exercise built on my work for my collagraph test plate. I had included filler, impressed with a grass head, and I wanted to explore this further. On the collagraph course I attended a few months earlier, tile cement was … Continue reading

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Project 12 – Collotype Collage Prints

The remit: a series of representational images simplified design choose a subject where the amount of visual detail can be reduced use varied materials for texture. My design for this project was developed from a door seen in Portugal, at … Continue reading

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