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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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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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Australian Landscapes at the Royal Academy – Mike Parr et Al.

The recent ‘Australia’ exhibition at the RA was a blockbuster which lived up to the hype, unlike some other recent exhibitions. The context was Australia’s landscape and artists’, often overpowering, reaction to it. The work ranged from early settler art … Continue reading

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