Category Archives: Print Exchanges

Birds in Print and in the Studio

I’ve always had an affinity with birds, perhaps because I’ve always wanted to fly, physically, not just metaphorically.  Some years ago, as a wildlife carer for WRES – Statewide Wildlife Rescue Emergency Service, based in Bendigo, I came to be … Continue reading

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An Odd Way of Exhibiting Prints

  Faced with the prospect of exhibiting in my local hall over 200 hundred original prints, gleaned from years’ of print exchanges, I needed to think ‘off the wall’, which describes accurately the set-up that eventuated.  And, it worked a … Continue reading

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Backyard Theme for Prints

Life is manic as I prepare for a one-off exhibition.  Not a solo exhibition, but one that will share with others over 200 original prints, collected through international exchanges over almost a decade.  As a printmaker, and a rare duck … Continue reading

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‘In Our Hands’ – A Visual Ode to the Leadbeater’s Possum, in a Linocut

In the seventies, I was writing letters and poems, protesting and pleading against the clear-felling and wood-chipping of native forests in Gippsland, where the Leadbeater’s Possum lived in the hollows of dead or living trees.  Since the mid eighties there … Continue reading

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A Different Take on White-Line Printing

A recent print exchange with the on-line group of international printmakers, Baren Forum, was a technique exchange.  This one was to be our interpretation of a white line print.  Normally, the method is to cut a white line around all … Continue reading

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