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I am still pursuing ideas around frayed edges and unpicked seams and I hope extending my printing practice. Above the curved edge of the print, which is 30cm long I have embossed three lines of thread, not sure as I’m typing this whether they will show up. When it’s dry I will stitch a blank… Continue reading Interesting Times – 10th February 2020
Over the last couple of months I have been exploring, along with ‘Unpicked Seams’ the theme of ‘The Past is always Present’ and I have now completed two editions of 2 and 3 books. I began with a piece of Indian embroidered silk which had been imported into England in about the year 1620, this… Continue reading The Past is always Present – 23rd January 2020
The prints that I began back in November, see ‘Picking up the Threads’ November 25th were dry enough to begin folding and making into books. As the plates were somewhat complicated with one having open spaces flowing out of the 6cm body of the plate and the other having punched holes off the top and… Continue reading Bringing it all together – 7th January 2020
I have missed posting my blog over the past few weeks whilst some technical problems have been sorted out. Writing the blog gives me the opportunity to gather and sort out ideas and the formalising of those thoughts into text is, I feel a worthwhile discipline. I have taken several prints from the plate featured… Continue reading Up and Running – December 26th 2019
The past few weeks have been somewhat disjointed, there have been trips away, a rotten cold that lingered and the tidying up the garden for the winter. I often say to people that i garden in the summer and print and make books in the winter. It isn’t quite lake that but I’m sure that… Continue reading Picking up the threads – 25th November 2019
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