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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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Project 8 – Reduction Method Linocut

A knobbly squash, which I had bought for lunch, appealed to me as a subject. A quick sketch was later converted into a gouache painting in three colours to explore how the tone might be interpreted into three layers and … Continue reading

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Project 7 – Multiblock print – First Idea

In a single coloured plate, I explored an idea looking at space and gravity, but was not satisfied with the outcome. I thought I would push and simplify the idea and print it in three colours. Original print. I liked … Continue reading

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Thoughts On Papers

Parameters to consider in paper selection: weight and strength, whether or not using a press and/or soaking the paper difficulty of cutting and handling (eg Lokti tissue) colour sizing (suitability for soaking, how will it accept the ink) finish/texture beauty … Continue reading

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Project 6 Single Colour Linocut Exploring Texture

In my test squares, I liked a couple of squares which reminded me of shell texture and, since I have a collection of shells, chose this subject for my single colour linocut. My initial idea had been heap of shells … Continue reading

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