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Month: September, 2015

Dry Point Too

While Dry Point is all about the burr, printing plates is about the application of ink. Practice (and experience) makes perfect, but how many prints can you produce in 2.5 hrs. Read the rest of this entry »

Dry point

I’ve signed up for some print classes at Morley College. We’ll be working thought the various techniques each week in the workshop, but we started with Drypoint. This is a good introductory technique as you can produce images quickly (as fast as you can draw). You also, start to learn the workshop and investigate intaglio printing.

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Truncated Dodecahedron?

This isn’t really a Dodecahedron. But I don’t know a better name for the form*. You can see better images of 20 joined columbus cubes here.

So like the post a fortnight ago I have been working through the  geometry of joining columbus cubes to make a spherical body.

Here are a series of photos that take you through the process.

MER

*It’s probably half way to a icosahedron, where equilateral triangles take up the whole of each edge of the pentagons Read the rest of this entry »

I’m happiest when I’m tinkering

here I am working in the shed on compositions in six inch squares. different backgrounds and interesting pebbles. no presure.

here I am working in the shed on compositions in six inch squares. different backgrounds and interesting pebbles. no presure.

 

the shed is turning into a real wunderkammer and i feel it needs a stuffed alligator hanging from the ceiling. here are two reptiles. the search begins.

the shed is turning into a real wunderkammer and i feel it needs a stuffed alligator hanging from the ceiling. here are two reptiles. the search begins.

 

 MER

PlySplit cubes (I thought I would have finished this by now)