Category Archives: Printmaking

Tiny Sketchbook Project: Sent


I finished my tiny sketchbook the morning of the 14th February – St Valentine’s Day, though instead of a bunch of red roses I was gifted with a paint and varnish scraper. I drove into town to post my book … Continue reading

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A Tiny Poem for the 44th and Last of the Page Spreads for the Tiny Sketchbook Project


 

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Tiny Sketchbook Project: Making a Mark, Leaving a Trace


The world is full of magic things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper. W.B. Yeats Marks and traces. I like the less-defined eco prints. Something has come and gone and left only its metaphysics behind. Its most utilitarian … Continue reading

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Tiny Sketchbook Project: Page Spread with Teaspoon


Another page spread from the Tiny Sketchbook. With teaspoon.  

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Tiny Sketchbook Project: Front Cover


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Tiny Sketchbook Project: A Two-Page Spread


Almost finished. A two-page spread from my Tiny Sketchbook for the Tiny Sketchbook Project touring exhibition. I’m sending this from The Forest of Souls, where I’m holed-up writing my next very long blog.        

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The Tiny Sketchbook Project – Some of the Eco Prints


A couple of shots of the tiny eco prints I’ve been making for The Tiny Sketchbook Project that’s touring Brooklyn/London/Paris later in the year. These are botanical prints from leaves gathered in my garden last autumn. The group picture is … Continue reading

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Mark Making, The Zen of Seeing, the Byzantine Monocondyle and the Seven Bridges of Königsberg


Warning: really long blog coming up. (I had to do a really long poetic walk this time). The quote opening my blog of 29 August was from  The Zen of Seeing: Frederick Franck. Intrigued, I sent for the book. In parallel … Continue reading

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New Departures in Eco Printing – Impressures Negative Realities and Graphic Notation


More eco prints on watercolour paper. The deep brown-black of the sumac is the actual leaf. It fused with the paper because I made an extra-tight sandwich of the materials and steamed it for  a longer period of time in … Continue reading

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Taking a Walk with Pussy Willow An-Dro into the (Negative) Space of Possibility


Like the other eco prints on watercolour paper in  the  batch made the other week, this is a pair of mirror image prints. Quite by chance (if you believe in coincidence – I don’t) there’s an inner circle of imprints … Continue reading

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