Posts Tagged ‘original print’

Lough Na Fooey Fat Old Willlow

Fat Old Willow at Lough Na Fooey…a new plate drying

October 31, 2017

Lough Na Fooey (‘Lake of the winnowing winds’) is a small glacial valley lake ringed by steep sides just over the Partry mountains on the far end of Lough Mask. The north east side is Mayo, the south west Galway. Its western end gets the Devil’s Mother mountain, a sandy beach, a sandy bottom, and […]

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wet plate, this side of the last pond

This side of the last pond, a new plate in progress

December 4, 2016

This side of the last pond a new version of the last rock pool on the loop walk, cut off at its Lough Mask end by a line of birch trees and scrub, and cut into the limestone pavement. Clicking on the thumbnails will enlarge them…

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Ivy blue-black detail

#twitterartexhibit 3 years: Ivy and her predecessors

March 5, 2016

Introducing ‘Ivy’ the 2016 #Twitterartexhibit¬†….alongside the 2014 and 2015¬†submissions. I like the challenge of a ‘postcard’ sized print – normally working on a large scale, and with the class of image I’m drawn to it’s difficult to avoid going twee when you go small! The other good part is small plates are so beautifully easy […]

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detail of willow and rock

first print pull of willow rock 100cm x 70cm

March 26, 2015

  The first print pull of willow rock…a vicious ink guzzling monster plate, its going to take a whack of experiments to get this one right – under wipe, over wipe. Aaagh. Any colour testing will be done a nice small plate!

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Lakepool, first print pulled from the new plate

October 21, 2014

the first proof is showing what a pain large carborundum plates are to print – the print manages to be both under and over wiped, mostly over! Work continues, more dry pointing (bet thats a real term) to be done too……. (100 x 70cm)

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Playing with colour on Grass Mountain

September 30, 2014

The colour wash experiments hugely oversweeten the ‘Grass Mountain’ proof Working title renamed ‘Death and Doris Day’ (though it works a bit better as a fragment..in the detail) Process is all..

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