Tag Archives: Reduction Method Printing

All in Hand – Reduction Linocut

As a sole parent for so many years, when the kids were growing up and money was scarce, necessity often inspired lateral thinking.  It has stuck with me.  Walking through Mitre10 last week, I paused at the ‘chuck out’ table … Continue reading

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Printmaking and People

With the Casterton Rotary Club taking over the annual art show held during the Kelpie Muster weekend, there were additional categories to enter – not just Kelpies, as gorgeous as they are.  I decided to try my hand at a … Continue reading

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Promises Unkept

How many of us have made promises that, no matter how hard we tried, and often through no fault of our own, could not keep?  Twice married and divorced, I know the feelings of guilt, remorse and failure all too well. … Continue reading

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Words Inspiring Images ~ Part Two

My father used to tell my brothers and me as children that one branch of our family tree had its origins in Ayrshire, Scotland, where the famous poet Robert Burns (The Bard) came from.  Having spent quite some time on … Continue reading

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Words Inspiring Images ~ Part One

I always look forward to the annual John Shaw Neilson Art Prize, as it’s an opportunity to endeavour marrying, however subjectively, an image with words, in this case a poem by the celebrated poet from Penola, South Australia.  The poem … Continue reading

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The Block Stripped Bare

Taking part in an international print exchange through the Baren Forum I was challenged with a first for me, the theme being ‘Nudes’.  Yes, I have taken part in life drawing sessions, but never produced a work for public consumption … Continue reading

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The Flight of Freedom in Printmaking

Birds seem to have become a theme in my printmaking, lately.  Aussie printmaker Kate Gorringe-Smith sent out notification of a call for artists to contribute to a special exhibition.  ‘Birds + Us’ is being organised by BirdLife Australia,to raise money … Continue reading

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