Well I guess I can post this now that I’ve heard that I’m not in the exhibition.
Printing this monster was a pain in the behind. Hopefully Ive learned by ‘lets not be over ambitious’ lesson this time. Read the rest of this entry »
(Well it was going to happen sooner or later)
Have a warm and well feed mid winter season.
These three are host, tea and water. They are proofs for working on cutting techniques and to see the behaviour of he press. More work to be done in the new year (and over winter break).
I be been spending rather a lot of time at hospital recently. It’s a liminal space. And I’ve had too much time to think about the people and things that occupy that space.
This post is a place holder, an indication of the beginning of a process, of a journey, both in the care of the person I’ve been with in hospital, but also of the creative inspiration I’ve received.
I’m not sure of either destination (yet). Read the rest of this entry »
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 »