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Final Course Reflection

Printmaking 1 has been a hugely enjoyable and rewarding course. I have been introduced to new techniques and developed techniques with which I was already familiar. I have improved my working practice as the course has progressed, especially in the … Continue reading

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Being Brave – Exhibiting

One of the great benefits of being a printmaker, as opposed to a painter, say, is that we often come together to work in an open press situation and therefore readily form part of a practicing community. During my course, … Continue reading

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Project 15 – Four Combination and Experimental Prints

For the final project in the course, I had a number of ambitions: to continue to look at the subject of iron smelting and casting to use my own created chine colle papers to combine monoprinting with carborundum printing, inspired … Continue reading

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Project 14 Investigating Combination Printmaking with Chine Colle

I have experimented with chine colle at earlier points throughout the course, combining various papers such as tissue, Lokti, Kahdi and gold leave with woodcut, collagraph and linocut. I wanted, in this project, to be rather more ambitious and use … Continue reading

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Project 13 Combination Monoprint

For this project, I wanted to continue to build on work from previous projects where I felt my plates could be enhanced by a monoprinted background. In particular, I wanted to look at the idea of combining a monoprinted background … Continue reading

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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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IPE 2014

To challenge myself to produce an edition, I entered the International Print Exchange run by Green Door Printmaking, Derby. I entered a small drypoint developed from looking at Morandi’s work and described here. You submit an edition of 10 prints, … Continue reading

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Japanese Printmaking Course

I have spent an exhausting but rewarding couple of days learning traditional Japanese printmaking with Laura Boswell hosted by the RHS at Wisley. Laura started the course with an extremely interesting introduction to the history of Japanese woodblock printing explaining … Continue reading

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Part 4 Gallery

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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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