Category Archives: Research Points

Research Point – Chine Colle

Chine colle is the application of pasted thin papers or metal leaf to a plate such that when it is printed, the inked image will overprint the applied paper and integrate it into the image and the support. Printmakers use … Continue reading

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Research – Combining Monoprints with Other Techniques – Barbara Rae

When trying to look at examples of prints combining monoprinting with other techniques, Barbara Rae instantly came to mind. I saw two of her works in the ‘flesh’ at this years RA Summer Exhibition, and they stood out for 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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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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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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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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