Still life print series based on the use of objects with lots of shiny surfaces and textural qualities to test out the photo etch processes currently in use.
Images from along the coast, in and out of harbours, nets, boats and other watery subjects.
Abstract images in print.
Another group of images which all include trees.
Having attended Dan Weldens Solarplate course in Manchester a few weeks ago I have now had the chance to make some decent prints of the plates made during the course. Some newly added images from double plate versions.
“WIRED” a series of five drypoint etchings executed on copper key plates with secondary colour plates in zinc. Numbers 2, 4 & 5 are two plate five colour prints. All are printed on Moulin De Gue paper.
Portfolio – from ‘Portare’ – to carry & ‘Fogli’ – leaves or sheets. A large carrying case or cover for keeping loose leaves, prints, leaves or maps together. A series or set of prints by an artist or group of artists presented in a protective box or folder.
Colophon – (Ko-Lofon) – An inscription or device placed at the end of a book. Containing the title, printers name, date and place of printing. This final discrition fell into disuse as the title page became the principal means of identifying the book or edition.
Gallery of print images from locations close to home – in and around the Lothians.
A specialist technician or workshop which provides expertise on printing and on occassion collaborates with artists. The printer also performs the printing of an edition, after an agreed proof is authorised by the artist.