Monthly Archives: March 2013

TODAY AT GLASGOW PRINT WORKSHOP

Took a proof of the second landscape after working on it. There are some good tones in this one and a feeling of the weather.

TODAY IN THE STUDIO

For the last couple of days I have been working on some landscapes of Suffolk. These are etchings in nitric on steel and are mostly hand shaken aquatint and soft ground etching. I have enjoyed the slightly grittier lines that … Continue reading

TODAY IN THE STUDIO

Worked on the steel plate of the anemones. With etching into steel there can be a lot of plate tone which can make for a rather dull print. This is because the surface does not polish to a fine shine … Continue reading

FIRST PROOF OF AMARYLLIS ETCHING AND AQUATINT

Finished the aquatint today and took the first black and white proof. Will work on it further and add colour. I am really enjoying working in Glasgow.

TODAY AT THE GLASGOW PRINT STUDIO

Today is the second day of etching. Prepared a copper plate with soft ground and began drawing the Amaryllis. Etched the plate for the initial line but will be doing more drawing and aquatint. Have no fixed ideas at present. … Continue reading

PRINTMAKING IN GLASGOW

This is my first day in Glasgow. I am staying here for just over three weeks to joint he Glasgow Print Studio. Have an apartment in the West End and will be working at the studio each day. Today has … Continue reading