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Printmaking 1 – P36 – Further Experiments

” … extend your range by adding more colours and using the brush in different ways. What happens when you use the brush handle to draw through the ink on your printing plate? …” Reading through other parts of the … Continue reading

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Printmaking – P34 – My First Monoprints

“Experiments in mark making and painted plates. “With your printing plate in front of you begin to make patterns of colour using your ink and brushes….” For this first project, I used a hard glass plate as recommended, although I’m … Continue reading

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Monoprint or Monotype?

Before I start looking at my work for the first section of Printmaking 1, I would like to look at the term used as a title for the section – ‘Introducing Monoprints’. The reason for this digression is that I … Continue reading

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My Life As A Printmaker

Hi I have recently completed Drawing 1 with the OCA. I am now embarking on two more courses viz. Photography 1 – Expressing Your Vision, and Printmaking 1. My first job after leaving university was with a dyestuff manufacturer, working … Continue reading

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