Posts tagged - fantail print

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 […]

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 […]

Anti-Social Club #2: Nature

Posted on May 16th, 2014

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I was pretty happy when I saw the theme for this week’s Anti-Social Club: NATURE.  Nature is the biggest source of inspiration for my art and craft, so I certainly felt a lot less out of my comfort zone than last week. I started with a bit of watercolour play, building a small abstract forest […]

In Flight: I

Posted on February 21st, 2014

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The first of my ‘In Flight’ series is just about finished and ready to print.  I thought I’d take you through the process I go through in designing and carving a linocut. I always start with a drawing, usually sketched from a photo.  In this case, my original drawing went off the page of my […]