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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 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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Yet More Single Coloured Linocut

Before moving on to multiplate prints, I wanted to explore some aspects further: cutting precision, curves, circles using japanese vinyl devising a motif or symbol which might be repeated producing clean, well placed prints. Initially, I was thinking of a … Continue reading

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