Further experiments – stencils

                    

After the initial block, i got carried away with printing and really enjoyed the process, which was quick (apart from the drying aspect). I feel that I have captured the essence of printmaking and the most successful of all of the projects attempted so far. The garden has been inspirational and found a number of leaves with interesting texture.

Colours chosen worked very well and a change of background altered the depth of a picture, whilst some receded into the background others stood out. With some of the prints, I cropped to see what the effect would be with the result of a sharper picture.

        

Newspaper                                                 Card
         
sugar paper                                                sugar paper


Sugar paper

         
Lined paper                                               Lined paper

The lined paper gave movement to the print. It looks like a negative and found this happened on various papers. The majority of the pictures were had varied composition, colour and effect,

Card
             

                 

                 

                 

                   

                     

                            

                             

                              

 

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Author: huggywitch

I have been doing textiles for a number of years and recently started my degree. I have always had an interest in theatre costume design and this is where my passion lie.

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