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Research Assignment Four – Techniques &

MMT Assignment 4 - Monoprinting - Exercise Four - Working with stencils

As I have limited experience of printing, prior this assignment I researched a number of techniques and materials. I did not attempt all the techniques, however, I have listed them here for future reference: Japanese Suminagashi (water marbling) Marbling with nail polish on water Printing on shaving foam Printing with stencils Drawing on the print […]

Assignment Four Artists- The Veteran Pri...

MMT Assignment 4 - Research - Artists - Veterans project

Whilst researching print artists I came upon the Veteran Print Project. Established by Yvette M Pino in 2013, the project records the experiences of veterans, expressed in print. A number of artists have worked on the project since its inception and each print is the artist’s response to dialogue with an invidual veteran. Each image […]

Reflection on Assignment One

Watercolour images inspired by plants growing over a wainlap fence in the garden

I enjoyed completing this assignment and, whilst not all my practice samples were successful in most cases I understand why and will learn from these samples to adapt and refine future work. In particular I am developing a better feel for matching materials to tools (the paper choice in the crumpling exercises for example) and […]

Project 1: Exercise 5 – Basic crumpling

Introduction This exercise uses crumpling paper to give it stretch and flexibility as well as creating added texture. i) Crumpling – Brown paper wrap For this exercise the nearest I could find to the paper suggested was a lightweight glossy brown paper. ii) Single rib – Brown paper Scrumpled paper with a single rib, rather […]