And what have we learnt this week?
That materials change when you use them and if you want to have everything nice and registered you need to make a master former and keep everything the same ‘age’…
Finally I got round to visiting the V&A to look at the collections of fancy Biscuit tins. They live in the Ironwork Gallery and were donated as a whole in 1983. I am there for beginning to work on the print part of this project and the choices seem to be limitless. Read the rest of this entry »
This post is a photo essay, exploring how I arrived at the design decisions for this series of prints.
Some times the images are copies of my notes and some times they are little illustrations of my decisions. As usual the organisation of the argument deserves far more preparation than I am prepared to give it. Read the rest of this entry »
Knocking around the print studio at Morley college for the last year has been a big red box. It’s actually a laser cutter and one the staff have been reluctant to let the students play with – what with the fire risk and blinding hazard and all.
Over the first three weeks of December, the department have run a short course of relief printing with an exploration of the laser cutter’s capacity at the heart of it. Read the rest of this entry »