22nd October 2018 | jeandrawingaday

1887

Two white moons

Gelli plate mono print and drawing 

10 x 10cm

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1886  At lo-fi printmaking from the life model, a London Drawing course. We began with some life drawing… | jeandrawingaday

1886 

At lo-fi printmaking from the life model, a London Drawing course.

We began with some life drawing focusing on large blocks of tone so get us thinking about how to use this as an approach to printmaking. We then used polystyrene plates, trimmed to a rectangular shape, as the plate, drawing into this with a fine wooden stick. We printed with waterbased ink. I had think differently about drawing from the model when working straight onto a print block. Its possible to draw some quite fine marks even on this surface.

Next we moved on to using fun foam, cutting this into shapes with…

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1886  At lo-fi printmaking from the life model, a London Drawing course. We began with some life drawing… | jeandrawingaday

1886 

At lo-fi printmaking from the life model, a London Drawing course.

We began with some life drawing focusing on large blocks of tone so get us thinking about how to use this as an approach to printmaking. We then used polystyrene plates, trimmed to a rectangular shape, as the plate, drawing into this with a fine wooden stick. We printed with waterbased ink. I had think differently about drawing from the model when working straight onto a print block. Its possible to draw some quite fine marks even on this surface.

Next we moved on to using fun foam, cutting this into shapes with…

Continue reading at:

http://ift.tt/2xcwjRz