Posts filed in Printmaking

Recent Adventures in Relief Printmaking

Posted on October 2nd, 2015

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I just wanted to show you some of the lino prints I’ve made over the past few months.  I’ve been experimenting with different ways to create texture and the effects these can give when layered over top of one another.  I’ve used my two ‘In Flight’ lino blocks, along with some kowhai and pohutakawa flower […]

Screen Printing Adventures

Posted on August 8th, 2015

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I’ve recently started an evening screen-printing course at Inverlochy Art School.  We’ve had two classes so far – in the first, we learned how to get our image onto a screen using the photographic emulsion process, then in the second we learned how to print a two-colour image using our screens. I wasn’t very prepared […]

Building Blocks

Posted on May 18th, 2015

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Even though things have been a bit quiet here on the blog lately, it doesn’t mean that I’ve stopped making.  I’ve been busy behind the scenes, doing little bits that are eventually going to become bigger projects.  I’ve also signed up to be a vendor at Craft Central in October, which means I will be […]

Printmaking Bear Hunts

Posted on March 12th, 2015

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I’ve been meaning to show you the printmaking experiments I conducted around the end of last year.  I know, I sound a bit like a scientist in saying that… but I quite like the imagery it conjures! As a self-taught printmaker, experimentation is such an integral part of my creation process, and spending time trying […]

Printmaking Workshop with Alexis Neal

Posted on January 12th, 2015

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Back in November I treated myself to a one-day workshop at Solander Gallery in Wellington with the awesomely talented printmaking artist Alexis Neal. The course is one of a series of workshops this great gallery organises as a way of getting more people interested in the practise of printmaking and the various techniques that can […]