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Friday Night Flicks: Piano Lessons

Tonight’s flick is from Jac Batey of Damp Flat Books. This short film shows the working methods from concept through to completion of the artist’s book Piano Lessons. The concertina book is satirical in tone showing increasingly frustrated hands attempting … Continue reading

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Mixed Messages I

I spent much of last week working on my print series Mixed Messages I. There will be nine prints in the edition, each hand coloured. This is the base print with no colour added.

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Print Run

I set aside the geometry series I was working on; I need to think about it more, and have moved on to another print series. It will be an edition of nine, with each print coloured differently using a combination … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: City Sidewalks

Late Again! Today’s flick features “two artist’s books that use maps to document movement of an artist over time. Works featured include “La Acera” by Steven Daiber and “Call a Wrecking Ball to Make a Window” by Shana Agid.”   … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Sophie Lécuyer

Tonight’s flick is an interview with illustrator and printmaker Sophie Lécuyer, and gives some glimpses of her works in book form.     If you would like a closer look at some of Lécuyer’s books, you could check out the … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Lou Tonkin

I saved this peaceful little video for the last in this month’s series on printmaking. The film shows the process Lou Tonkin follows, from sketching outdoors through carving a linoleum block to pulling the first test print.     I … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: What Is A Print?

Many people find ‘process’ videos relaxing to watch, and since it is summer and a time for relaxing, I have chosen some process videos about printmaking. The first video is an animation produced by Chop Shop Studio (formerly The Chopping … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Deep Sea Diver by Linocutboy

Last week’s flick showed the stages in producing a carved wood printing block with an all-over pattern. Today’s flick shows Nick Morley, aka Linocutboy, drawing, carving and printing a linocut. From the text on Vimeo: Making the linocut involves carefully … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Carving a Printing Block

Hand-carved blocks are used in the production of traditional hand-printed textiles in India. They are also used in the production of decorative papers. This video from the Victoria and Albert Museum shows the process of making the printing blocks.   … Continue reading

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