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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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Project 4 – Combination Monoprints – Murmuration

One of the subjects which I thought would suit monoprint was a murmuration of starlings when they all fly in huge balloon gatherings before roosting. As a child, I used to see this over Birmingham city centre in the evening, … Continue reading

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Project 4 – Combination monoprints – Geometric Designs

In earlier prints, I really liked the effect of backgrounds printed in layers through mesh as a stencil, creating interference type patterns. I wanted to¬† explore this further using the whole plate, and placing geometric stencils over each layer. I … Continue reading

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Research Point – Back Drawing

The two artists who spring to my mind who used back drawing are Tracey Emin and Paul Klee. In my researches, I found references to Cezanne using it but sadly I have been unable to find any specific works. Tracey … Continue reading

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