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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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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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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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Making an Artist’s Book

My tutor suggested that I consider developing my monoprints using natural stencils and acrylic paints printed off a gelatine sheet. I have been thinking about how to produce something which didn’t just hang on a wall. These two ideas have … Continue reading

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Final Prints From Collagraph Course

In my final afternoon on my collagraph course, I wanted to combine a number of techniques into a single plate/print. I also wanted to explore a subject which was less representational than my earlier plates. A keen (if useless) amateur … Continue reading

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Yet More Collagraph Course

For each session of this course, I try to take along at least one new plate where I have experimented with new materials or which will require different approaches to inking. For this session I took along two really different … Continue reading

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Project 4 – Combination Monoprints – Klee Homage

My objective for this combination monoprint was an homage to Klee’s back drawn works combining printed subjects on watercolour backgrounds: colourful background with a combination of colours and soft shapes back drawn subject on the theme of weightlessness or floating … Continue reading

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