Editioning

Tracy and Cordelia : Master Printers here at Flatbed have been starting to edition these prints by Frank X Tolbert 2. The Texas Bird Suite is a set of  8 birds and shown here is the Chicken Hawk. Each is 22 x 30 inches on Rives BFK paper. In an edition of 24, they are […]

Heritage Park Nursing Centre

To Heritage Park Nursing Center this morning to print using silicone “gelli plates”. Located at 2806 Real Street in Austin, Heritage Park is home to 180 – 200 people. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3xTuFB3OpAw It is a private but State provided facility funded by Social Security and people will come here post acute –  if unable to live independantly […]

Printing Day One

Day one of printing today – and ably assisted by Pecos : intern at Flatbed. Using styrene as the vehicle to hold the ink, I’m able to cut it up with a knife into shapes which are then inked and printed on a large electric press. I see it as an intaglio press however Tracy […]

Westlake Hills

Such an enjoyable workshop with mostly men with early memory loss at Westlake Hills yesterday. It was third time successful after two sessions with teething troubles on Tuesday and Wednesday. Although Theresa from Mobile Art has been marvellous, it’s hard to work with unfamiliar equipment, materials and places. However, I think now we’ve cracked it. […]

Here in Austin

Day one of my work here in Austin and a morning at Hope Lutheran Church for an inroduction to printmaking with adults experiencing early memory loss. Their day starts with physical exercises, memory games, current affairs and then we did an art input. Afterwards they went on to lunch folowed by a discussion about the […]

Flying on Sunday

Here are some more new prints. I’ve made them in preparation for my time at Flatbed Press http://www.flatbedpress.com/  I’ll be there in Austin Texas, co publishing a new edition of colour etchings in the month ahead. I’m not sure if it’s a good idea to pre-empt the experience with work made in the UK. I’m […]

Two new monoprints

Two new monoprints – 90cm x 64cm and both bleed prints exploring ideas about a confused interior mind. Thinking about an internal landscape of the mind as a reflection upon dementia and psychology.      I’m not so concerned about creating a literal landscape or the illusion of space but more a sense of confusion of […]

When different disciplines collide, what new and exciting forms emerge?

Tickets have gone on sale today for the Double Elephant symposium which is on 19th November 2015. “A one day symposium with accompanying exhibitions to explore how artists are challenging the traditional boundaries of printmaking. Double Elephant Print Workshop has commissioned 5 contemporary visual artists normally working within the fields of digital, time based media […]

Freehand exhibition

Devon Guild.  Riverside MillBovey Tracy.  Sat. 23 May-Sun. 5 July Freehand is a celebration of a series of participatory projects which have taken place in partnership with a range of organisations through 2014 -15. Using the project theme of Freedom, our artists and makers have worked with children and young people from mainstream schools, young […]

End of Project

The Conversation Station project is coming to an end – in terms of its funding. We have three  more outings planned – 21 March to Crediton Farmer’s Market, 11 March to Exeter Central Library and 15 March to team up with Somerset MIND in Yeovil. Over the year we have met many fantastic people in […]

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