Category Archives: Printmaking

A New Monotype

I’ve recently started a printmaking course with the Open College of the Arts (OCA). The first part is about making monotypes and this is a painterly one I did this afternoon. It’s based on a photograph I took from the … Continue reading

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International Print Exchange 2014

Earlier this week a package arrived which I excitedly unwrapped but was disappointed to find that instead of it being my IPE2014 prints it was only the travel documents for my next holiday. Today though I was able to collect … Continue reading

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I remember when I used to be a member of the local photographic society after each monthly competition I always said ‘It’s all subjective, isn’t it?’ Invariably my ‘winner’ was in the judge’s pile of rejects and there were many … Continue reading

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Gelatine Printing Workshop At John Rylands Library

Currently the third Free For Arts Festival is taking place in Manchester. I put is a proposal for a gelatine printing session as part of the festival and this took place at the John Rylands Library. While I’ve been to … Continue reading

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Solar Plate Printing

For quite some time I’ve liked solar prints and I’ve recently had a chance to have a go at neo:artists under the guidance of Lisa Moore. Last Tuesday evening we made the plates and yesterday we printed from them. Basically … Continue reading

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Gelatine Printing – The Story So Far

I’m currently two weeks into a six week e-learning course called Make Monotypes with Linda Germain.  Linda loads up a video and sets a task each day, and there is a closed Facebook group where we can share our results. … Continue reading

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A Positive Day

Today I had a very interesting and positive day. I went for a portfolio review session at neo:artists where I met Kwong Lee, director of Castlefield Gallery in Manchester. I wasn’t sure what to expect. Castlefield have a reputation for conceptual work. … Continue reading

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