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Category: colour

Circling Around

This post is about the project that was going to be my summer (out of the studio) project, with plenty of time to get a minimalist Mokuhanga under my belt and its the last weekend of August and I’ve only just got the proofs printed. This little project is a little leaf on the very end of a tenuous branch of investigation with it’s roots in all sorts of places. Read the rest of this entry »

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Maps V

For this last post of this half term here’s a summary of work so far. As well as the two plate prints for the index sheets I’ve also been varying the colour on the main plate.

In addition I’ve also started working on the first sheet of the series. Read the rest of this entry »

Party of the 1st part: (1-13)

On Saturday I spent an angst free afternoon fiddling around with bits of paper and clip frames. There were few expectations and varied out comes Read the rest of this entry »

I know, I know

I know i’m holding a lot back, or in, or down. I can be honest with myself that far. Anything more than a furious back scribble takes planning and time. Giving me the opportunity to edit out any vulnerabilities.
So there i’ve said it. Read the rest of this entry »

Upcycling – the road not travelled

One thing the laser cutter does really well is cut out what every lines you give it. That’s because its computer controlled, and so works as well as any tool that isn’t hand guided. Here a bunch of circles, ellipses and rectangles were drafted directly into the laser’s software and cut out. It is then possible to manipulate the resulting shapes as you like.

these shapes reassemble into a 28 x 32 cm rectangle

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Signaling from mars

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oragne?/orange… and that’s a little book of Fabriano paper, the one thing in this project that isn’t orange 

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Arte Postale – received 1/2

I have already received some of Morley students postcards. Many thanks to: Emma, Alison, Trista, Tony, Sue, Adam and Anna. Read the rest of this entry »

Mokuhanga

I did a short summer course at Morley. We learnt the basics of Japanese Woodcut Printing. ‘Kitchen garden Hedge’ is made up from three plates; blue yellow and red. Read the rest of this entry »

Arte Postale – to be sent

Every summer Morley Print department has a post card exchange. Here are some of the cards i’m sending. Read the rest of this entry »

Spring Green – preliminary work

So I had the first idea for a suite of plates: Green ink and plants. But what kind of plants and what kind of drawing? Here are some prints investigating the tools of dry point and the subject matter. Read the rest of this entry »