A New Term of possibilities
Great to start back at Sudbourne Park Printmakers this week. In preparation, I’ve been working from my Cornwall sketches. My first interpretation of one sketch this week involved using drypoint etching and monotype. On the left, two printing plates (acetate) are shown. The bottom one is etched and inked in a mixture of burnt umber, process…
Exhibition of prints by Sudbourne Park Printmakers can be seen at the Aldeburgh Gallery 143 High St, IP15 5AN, 11 – 17th. Open Daily 10am -5pm. Supporting The Prometheus Orchestra http://www.prometheusorchestra.co.uk
Sugarlift and Aquatint
Last week at the beginning of a new term with Sudbourne Park Printmakers I began working with copper and experimenting with ‘sugarlift’ to create the image of trees which were sketched from visits to Sutton Hoo (photo 1) in Suffolk. The process involves painting or drawing using the sugar solution, onto a prepared metal…
Original woodcut completed at The Sudbourne Park Printmakers workshop earlier in the year. This woodcut was based on one of my original drawings during a time of acute illness. Over many visits, watching the cows crowding together with the gorgeous Suffolk landscape as a backdrop, I began to feel well. So, personally, it makes me…
Latest woodcut and initial hand burnished prints. Just a few adjustments then I’ll explore the use of colour.
Etching using soft ground
Etching is a process that I’m currently exploring. The featured image is a sketch from one of my recent photos. Below are my initial attempts. There’s a great deal of experimenting and work to be done before I reach my goal with this one! The point is, try something new & work towards your goal….
The Big Draw Festival: drawing for all
Check out http://www.wmartsproject.co.uk for further details of a visual celebration being held this Saturday, in Wickham Market. Art will be on display in All Saints Church, including a few of my own. Have a good weekend.
by Susan Whatling New work from my garden studio this morning, freshly cut soft linoblock and hand pulled prints. For the original drawing, I used chalk on large black paper, to capture the highlights I saw on the life drawing model. Next, I photographed the drawn image, printed off a photo and traced it. The…