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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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Thoughts on Inks

Inks tried: Caligo Safe wash Hawthorne Stay Open Akuakolor Daler Rowney block printing home madeĀ  using Hawthorn Transparent ink and Cornelieson’s dry pigment Thoughts on makes of ink: water based inks – difficult to handle and get repeatable results Caligo … Continue reading

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Project 1 – First Monoprints

Having cleaned a perspex plate, I applied Akuakolor waterbased inks to the plate with a variety of bristle and other brushes. I was disheartened to see that the ink was drying rapidly before I had progressed very far, so I … Continue reading

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