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Entries Tagged as 'Screenprint'

Saturday Times

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If you’ve arrived here from Rory Kinnear’s kind words in the Times, hello.

The pieces mentioned are this screenprint of the ice cream van and this wood engraving of a supermarket car park.

You can see my other work by browsing through the categories on the left. If you are interested in any of the pieces, here are my contact details; I also take commissions for work for children as mentioned in the article.

Happy New Year.

Tags: Screenprint · Wood Engraving

Exhibition in Bath

My work will be on on show at the Rostra and Rooksmoor Gallery in Bath from 3 – 24 June 2009 as part of their Contemporary Printmakers IV exhibition.  I am showing etchings, etchings on plaster, screenprints and a woodcut.

Tags: Etching · Exhibition · Screenprint · Woodcut

Footprint International

Two of my screenprints have been selected for this new biennial competition and printmaking exhibition for works that are exactly one foot square at the Centre for Contemporary Printmaking, Norwalk, Connecticut, USA from 27 March – 24 May 2008.

Tags: Exhibition · Screenprint

Corne

30.5 x 30.5cm, Screenprint, 2008.

Tags: French Alps · Screenprint

Serpentine

30.5 x 30.5cm, Screenprint, 2008.

Tags: French Alps · Screenprint

Untitled (Carousel)

29 x 38cm, Screenprint, Edition of 5, 2007.

Tags: Gainsborough House Print Workshop · Screenprint

Untitled (Ice Cream Van)

Untitled (Ice Cream Van)

37.5 x 19.5cm, Screenprint and monotype, 2007.

Tags: Gainsborough House Print Workshop · Screenprint

Signature

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When I was at art school in the late 90s, there was a tacit trend of leaving paintings unsigned. I never really got to the bottom of why that was, but I do like the fact that with printmaking there is a clear method for signing work.

With a print edition, the usual practice is to mark in pencil just below the bottom-left print edge/plate mark the number of the particular print and the number of prints in the edition (e.g. 5/20 would mean the print was the fifth in an edition of twenty prints). If the print has a title, that goes in the centre. In the right-hand corner goes one’s signature. And, if the year is to be added, that goes afterwards. Extra proofs (generally up to five) can be printed beyond the stated edition and these are signed as artist’s proofs (A/P). In theory, after this, to demonstrate good faith to those who have bought the prints, the plate should be ‘cancelled’ (scored or holes drilled in it) so that it cannot be printed again.

Tags: City and Guilds of London Art School · Etching · Monoprint · Painting · Screenprint