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Copies and there are copies

This week, a very busy week. I met more students in the print room, a student on the MA studying fine art, Alexander, came in worked and had a chat. And perhaps strangely, about The Wacky Races, strange in that […]

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The final week

With the final week of our residency in front of us, we both individually and methodically responded to the final prints in the collaboration. Each of us left our most challenging contributions to the last few days in the studio, […]

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Making it work

As the collaboration progressed, we both conferred about the development of our responses. On several occasions we felt stuck, or frustrated that the idea we had wasn’t working in print. At these times we talked it through, eager to glean […]

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Relinquishing ownership

As soon as we exchanged our prints I felt comfortable about responding to Guillaume’s work. The prints were open and left space enough for me to have a dialogue within them. There were a few prints that I initially found […]

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Drawing, Carving, Inking, Printing then deconstructing

In creating prints, I often have the finished image in mind before setting out creating it. I don’t naturally work in this way, but many printmaking methods require this kind of planning and preparation, especially woodblock printmaking. With this collaboration […]

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Into the studio flow

With each week into the residency at Kala art Institute, we became a part of the community of local and international printmakers working there. I have taken part in various artists’ residencies in the past ten years, and find the […]

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The collaborative process

The process of collaborating on this printmaking residency made me a little nervous. I have collaborated in the past with other artists on specific projects, but often I had already established a good working relationship with that person and our […]

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Establishing a printmaking routine

Early days in the print studio at KALA were all about familiarising myself with the lovely staff members, observing ¬†how the studio works and getting to know some of the fellow artists in residence and printmakers that use KALA regularly […]

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KALA Art Institute AIR

After the busy and productive time at SGCI in Portland, I took a long 17 hour train ride down the Oregon coast to Berkeley, California. It is here that the long established KALA Art Institute welcomes artists in residence from […]

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