First Time Lino Printing!

Today it was wonderful to join in the Printing For Enjoyment workshop, although most were focusing on Christmas prints I was experimenting in general and thoroughly enjoyed myself. The Timelapse video below outlined the process and I’ll include the individual images. I used a mix of backgrounds, tissue paper, procreate pens and gold leaf paint.…

Cyanotype

Ok so I introduced the use of Cyanotype in my last journal blog, for those whom are not familiar Cyanotype is a photography printing process created by mixing two chemicals (ferric ammonium citrate and potassium ferricyanide) using specialised paper. It can be used more widely than the special, artistic way of developing photo negatives. When…

Back To Basics

A session with For Enjoyment CIC learning the basics of drawing this eve moving from light shapes building up into darker images. They are meant to be basic as the focus was the process of building a picture using blocks (shapes). Believe it or not I was never taught this and I can see how…

Hopes And Reality

I began these lockdowns with the full intention of having a free doodle hour per day. Just to map free flowing mind midst the chaos. However best laid plans and all. I instead have been working hard on an exhibition that you are invited to participate in just to offer some time out from what…

Frottage

A wonderful session with the For Enjoyment Group CIC learning Frottage. Never tried this before but how fascinating and amazing opportunities to continue to experiment with. Many mediums many differing backgrounds. So far pastel is my favourite. More experimenting afoot!! Nature is such a beautiful experience as is art from nature. Some worked some failed…