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Woodcut Mark Making – Unfinished Business

I wanted to return to wood cut following my experiments in waterbased Japanese style woodcut,  to try more expressive marks and use oil based inks. I returned to a design I developed for a linocut, but didn’t print because I … Continue reading

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Project 10 – Experimental Relief Cuts

My objective in this project was to build on the experimental marks from Project 9 to create an abstract or semi-abstract design for a print. I played around in my sketchbook with marks to see what they suggested. I particularly … Continue reading

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London Original Print Fair

As part of my research into mark making, I went to the LOPF at the RA, hoping to see some inspiring work. There was lots of work by famous printmakers; Ravillious, Bawden, Piper, Hockney, Picasso etc, so the visit was … Continue reading

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Research Point – Mark Hearld, Jonathan Ashworth, Chris Pig – Mark Making

This research point suggests that we look at the work of Mark Hearld or Clare Curtis and I have concentrate on Mark Hearld because Clare Curtis seems to me to be very much in the mold of Angie Lewin, whose … Continue reading

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Project 10 – Experimental Relief Prints – Woodcut

This project gave me a chance to further explore Japanese Woodblock. To this purpose, I have bought: set of Japanese tools more faced ply from Intaglio a pad of Hosho from Intaglio a wide, high quality decorators brush. To learn … Continue reading

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Further Adventures in Woodblock

I wanted to try further experiments with woodblock, having read Japanese Woodblock Printing by Rebecca Slater, from the Printmaking Handbook series. This is full of useful technical information. In particular, how to prepare paper and how to make nori, a … Continue reading

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