endlessly fascinating journey

A place for my printmaking and related work

apologies for advertisements

I was concerned over the unexpected presence of flash ads attached to words here and there in my last post. However I have now discovered that these arose from the … Continue reading

January 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

from my current sketchbook

December 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

trying out a drawing medium

A friend gave me a small amount of pulverised material, made from the inner lining of the shell. A tiny quantity of this with water added and left to soak … Continue reading

November 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

success with second layer of ink

re my previous post: I carried out my plan of adding in another colour over the sickly green although instead of orange it was process red and a little black, … Continue reading

October 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

ups and downs of printmaking

Last Saturday I proofed a newly etched plate. The results were good and I went ahead to print a small edition today. I missed an obvious pitfall – the paper … Continue reading

September 25, 2012 · Leave a comment

form via tone experiments

It started with my curiosity as to how Anish Kapoor achieved such fine gradations and tonal range in his prints. I discovered that one of the methods he uses is … Continue reading

August 4, 2012 · Leave a comment

moon and sun

July 24, 2012 · Leave a comment