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Northern Community Rail Conference

Next week we are due to attend the Northern Community Rail Conference 2019 in Leeds. We’ve had to order a Dwell Time Issue 1 reprint to have at the conference as we’ve practically run out of copies!  It’s due to […]

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Scoping 3D trials

https://www.steamhouse.org.uk/team-member/paul-d-found/ Had a great meeting with Paul today at Steamhouse Birmingham. I am scoping making work with a hanging 3D printer to print off the shelf filaments, clay, and wax and develop my own recycled polyethylene manufactured from discarded plastic […]

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Dwell Time Issue 2 Open Call

Dwell Time is an arts publication reflecting on mental wellbeing produced in collaboration with Penistone Line Partnership. We seek drawings, illustrations, poetry and stories about real life, raw feelings and survival stories; more about the journeys more than the destinations.

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Soundchecks & Dwelling on the Future

We did the soundchecks back at our Penistone launch venue The White Heart today. Last time we were there the wifi was down so we were looking to hotspot one of our phones and skype call Anak in LA on […]

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Linechecks, Printing & Collaborative Working

Last week we went to our Penistone venue The White Heart to do line checks in advance of our launch next week. On the way over we saw a double rainbow which reminded us of our late friend, who we’re […]

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Programme Launch Announced

Dwell Time Launch 20th – 22nd March 2019 Huddersfield – Penistone – Sheffield Dwell time: The time a train spends at a scheduled stop without moving. Typically, this time is spent boarding or alighting passengers, but it may also be […]

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Publication Printing and Launch Programme

We’ve been flat out busy. We made our selection for the newspaper, laid it out and are preparing to send it to the printers on Monday with proofreading and final amends this week. It’s more like a booklet than a […]

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Publications and Postcards are Here!

DHL messaged to say my postcards were arriving today and Marc the Printers emailed to tell me my booklets would be ready for collection at 10am today. I updated my DHL information saying they could leave the package in the […]

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Countdwon to Exhibition Opening & Press Release

It’s my exhibition opening at Brighouse Library on Saturday! I’ve been working flat out all weekend and juggling exhibition prep with prep for another event I’m doing on Thursday: Interchange. I got my publication off to print on Friday, postcards […]

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Printing booklets

I publish a poetry and art magazine called Foxtrot Uniform. We used to use my university print shop to print the magazine but since leaving uni we have to find a new print shop. Prices have almost doubled for what […]

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Exhibition Prep and Final Day on Site

I sent 8 x A3 prints to the printers on Tuesday and spent yesterday writing and compiling a 24 page booklet to accompany my exhibition. It’s had two checks so far with some bits and pieces like typos corrected and […]

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Wallpaper

Hi, does anyone have experience with creating printed wallpaper from your own design? And can you recommend a particular way of working and maybe a particular printing company? I have a work that can be printed large scale, and online […]

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Screen Printing & Ceramic Surface | Part 4

Firing and Exhibition The firing of the work made with the help of a bursary from a-n The Artists Information Company took place in August 2017. A small selection of pieces would end up as part of a ceramics exhibition […]

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Drypoint plate of cracked postcard

I was looking through a collection of ephemera passed through my family from my father’s side.  I came across this postcard depicting the Motor Transport Service Corps, outside Earl’s Terrace, London in 1917.  My great great grandfather, Staff Sergeant George […]

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Acetate Printing Experiment

I printed a page of A4 negatives which I had scanned into a computer and inverted to form positive images, onto acetate.  I realised that the combination of the inkjet printer and the shiny acetate meant it would not dry […]

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Screen Printing & Ceramic Surface | Part 1

Screen Printing Process I have been using the screen printing process in a crude way for a couple of years to put designs onto my tile work but up until now I had very little understanding of how the actual […]

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Screen Printing & Ceramic Surface | Part 3

Ceramic Screen Printing The final part of the project which has been funded with a bursary from a-n The Artists Information Company involved using the knowledge and techniques learnt at Hot Bed Press to create my own ceramic screen prints. […]

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Screen Printing & Ceramic Surface | Part 2

Further courses in screen printing As part of my a-n artist information company bursary I returned to Hot Bed Press in early June and again in July to attend two more screen printing courses. The first was the ‘Screen Printed […]

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Screen Printing & Ceramic Surface

a-n Artist Information Company | Professional Development Bursary | 2017
A series of blogs documenting my research and experimentation of the screen printing process and ceramic surface decoration.

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Culture and the Creative

A blog documenting my thought process and work throughout my last year at University of Suffolk, studying for my BA Fine Art. The focus of my work being on culture, identity and printing.

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