Monthly Archives: October 2014

Printmaking 1 Part 1 Your first Monoprints

Experiments in mark making and painted plates Having sorted through my acrylic paints and block printing inks and purchased a new roller with a wooden handle (rather more pricey than I had expected), I set out my printing area in the utility room. Perfect space, away from the hustle and bustle in the main living […]

Part One Introducing monoprints Research Point

For the first research point, we were asked to research learning logs by other OCA printmaking students. I googled students and was interested to see the variety of work and different ways the students have interpreted the exercises. Many students seem to struggle initially with the printing medium and amounts, dilution of the inks or […]

Starting Printmaking 1 and organising Blog

After a bit of a break from OCA, I enrolled in Printmaking 1 last July but have only just really got started on the module due to lots of travel and renovation work overseas during the Summer. ┬áThat’s not to say I haven’t been researching, buying books, sketching, taking photos, visiting exhibitions etc – my […]