upskilling: carborundum printing

carborundum printing: had a great weekend at graphic print studio in dublin learning a new printing technique using carborundum. one of the many print techniques i want to develop. great scope to experiment with mark making, texture and colour. lends itself to landscape... ordered a new bench printing press so i can work away myself.... Continue Reading →

archives and primary sources

looking into archives for this next task. many to choose from but have always been interested in having a look at the national photographic archives ... below, notes on my research as i go. 1: The National Photographic Archives (NPA): location: meeting house square, temple bar. dublin. contents: holds the collection of photographs held by... Continue Reading →

making day continued

decided to keep making and keep printing today. finished the lino cuts, rubbings and then printed a few together. yes better as a series than separate. better a softer colour also. next step overlapping? might also revert to drawing - overlap drawings, continuous line drawings? just printed a small edition of 5 until i figure... Continue Reading →

making day

early start to a making day. for some reason worked in silence. spent time working on a series of lino prints of furniture stored in the shed from my grandparents home. unhomed chairs. as i worked, i began to consider the direction and position of the furniture. maybe position and direct along lines of gender?... Continue Reading →

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