Posts tagged - print-making

A Work in Progress

Posted on February 13th, 2014

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I’ve been working on a series of linocuts featuring New Zealand birds in flight, which I plan to make into art prints and also use in some mixed media works.  Working on this series, my first set of linocuts, is highlighting for me what a slow process lino printmaking is, and how impatient I can […]


Adventures in Hand-Colouring

Posted on October 28th, 2013

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I’d really like to start carving large lino blocks and creating multi-coloured prints to be framed and hung as artworks, but at this stage I’m working on a much smaller scale, and it’s not really viable for me to use separate blocks to print multiple colours on something as small as a card.  However, the […]


A Market by the Beach

Posted on October 13th, 2013

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On Friday night we headed down to Castaways Resort & Spa in Mission Beach for their night market – an event which was scheduled to kick off in September but got rained out.  This month the weather was absolutely beautiful, and it was awesome to be able to set up a stall on the lawn […]


New Prints

Posted on October 12th, 2013

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  I’ve been printing up a storm over the past few days, trying to build up a bit of stock while I can. Here’s my first lot of swallow cards and envelopes, drying on the dining room table. I carved a small forward-facing swallow stamp for the envelopes.  I think he’s a pretty nifty adornment […]


On the Printing Table

Posted on October 8th, 2013

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I got home from work today to find a parcel waiting for me – the recycled brown card that I’d been waiting for.  I ripped into it right away, and tonight I printed 20 of my fantail designs onto cards and envelopes. I’m aiming to spend the next couple of days printing pretty solidly so […]