Project 5 – Test Cut Lino Cuts

I worked systematically using one row of 4 for each of the different cutting implements. Starting at the top I used number 2, then 3, 4, 5, then the ‘safety’ cutter A and finally the finest at the bottom number 1. I tried to use a variety of different cutting techniques, aiming for straight lines,Continue reading “Project 5 – Test Cut Lino Cuts”

Multi-Block Lino Print

For this exercise I was tasked with creating a multi block lino print using three different colours and three separate blocks of lino. Reflecting on this previous work I undertook on Single Colour Lino Cut I really enjoyed working with the smaller A5 piece and the intricate details, I found the A3 work more challenging andContinue reading “Multi-Block Lino Print”

Single Colour Lino Cut

For this next exercise, I was tasked with producing a single colour lino cut on the theme of place. I began brainstorming ideas, and considered how we are so restricted now due to Covid and the places that can be visited are so very limited. It caused me to reminisce about places I’ve visited inContinue reading “Single Colour Lino Cut”

Test Lino Cuts

For this exercise I have been tasked with experimenting with mark making on lino. I have never used the technique of lino cutting and printing so firstly I wanted to try out the different blades to get a better understanding of how they feel to work with. I chose this small beige “soft cut” linoContinue reading “Test Lino Cuts”

Scarlette Homeshaw

Scarlette Homeshaw, originally from Kent now lives and works in Huddersfield. Homeshaw graduated from De Montfort University with a Fine Art BA Hons in July 2012, and following this won the Leicester Print Workshop Prize for 2011/2012. Homeshaw is a print maker and primarily focuses on reduction lino cut printing, often utilising several layers inContinue reading “Scarlette Homeshaw”

Anne Desmet

Anne Desmet was born in 1964, in Liverpool. Desmet gained a BA & MA at the Ruskin School of Art, Oxford University, and a Postgraduate Diploma in Printmaking at Central School of Art and Design, London, UK. Desmet has furthered her work into education, teaching print making and wood engraving, and is also is aContinue reading “Anne Desmet”

Adrian Wiszniewski

Adrian Wiszniewski was born in Glasgow in 1958, and is a Sottish Artist. Wiszniewski  attended the Mackintosh School of Architecture and then the Glasgow School of Art from between 1979 and 1983, he was also a member of the “New Glasgow Boys” a group of artists who emerged from the Glasgow School of Art. This particular art groupContinue reading “Adrian Wiszniewski”

Angela Harding

Angela Harding was born in 1960 in Stoke -on-Trent, and studied Fine Art Printmaking and Painting at Leicester Polytechnic followed by an MA in Fine Art at Nottingham Trent University. Harding takes her inspiration in print making from the nature and birds around her, Harding doesn’t necessarily create her prints from real life, but rather aContinue reading “Angela Harding”

Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso was born in 1881, in Málaga, Spain. Arguably one of the greatest and most influential artists of the 20th century, Picasso produced over 50,000 pieces of art using various mediums, including print making, ceramics, sculpture and painting. Along side George Braque, Picasso is responsible for the cubist movement. As well as the cubistContinue reading “Pablo Picasso”

Project Four – Textured and Combination Mono Prints

For this final project of assignment one the aim was to: Select four monoprints from your fourth project. You should choose those which demonstrate the combination of techniques. Each print should demonstrate good registration and clean printing technique. The visual impact of each print should be strong and show a good awareness of composition, surfaceContinue reading “Project Four – Textured and Combination Mono Prints”