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oops

Well I thought I was getting on really well and went from this … …to this I spent hours this afternoon trying to get this right and ended up scraping away a lot of the paper. Funnily enough I rather […]

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Degree shows and Pink Spread-ing

It was great to visit the BA Printmaking degree shows at Brighton recently and see some of the work made by students who I’ve had the privilege to work with at times during the past three years. The shows were […]

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The Replicators

I should definitely do more blogging. I find it hard to keep it up sometimes when I’m busy, but when I do get into the routine of doing it regularly, I find it really invaluable to be able to pop […]

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Residency closing

Well not much left to do on this project as the last day of the residency has passed.  Just a bit more blogging and finishing of some pieces in the Devices and Reportage series.  I can work on them at […]

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Sustainable Printmaking at home and abroad

Recording a foray into experiments with alternative plant-based materials for screen printing and DIY studio set-ups, whilst seeking inspiration from ancient civilisations and our contemporary Mexican printmaking counterparts.

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Monoprint on newspaper

First a big thank you to a-n for featuring this blog in the May digest/e-alert and to those who haven’t seen it yet, the May digest has a link to a pre-election advocacy toolkit to help artists continue to make the […]

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The first phone call

The first step in this project was to discuss (via the phone) dates that Lee could come to Stiwdio Maelor and the date I could go to London, what equipment we will need and some suggestions of the sort of […]

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From Stone to Seed

I had a few moments of doubt and distraction this week. I was thinking about what my next print should be. My mind began to wander to all the loose ends and unresolved works I’ve made over the years and […]

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About practice

Back from a break from production for reflection, and also a trip to Amsterdam. About developing practice.   Interacting with others is an essential part of who I am.  I have always known that, as I realise that this is […]

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“Glowing islands of civilisation and hope…”

I didn’t make it to the Garden this week but went to the studio instead to carry on with my mono print experiments. Experiments partly because I have never actually systematically focused on printmaking and what learning I have done […]

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Welcome to Grantium

One of the fantastic things about receiving my professional development bursary from a-n is that I can now try making a Grant for the Arts application and use my bursary as the match funding I’ll need to support the application. So here […]

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Sea Marks by Rhona Taylor
Event Exhibition

Sea Marks

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  • Venue:
    Patriothall Gallery
  • From:
    May 06, 2017
  • To:
    May 14, 2017
  • Location:
    Scotland
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Scarlett’s technical file

One of the fantastic things about being able to develop my printmaking skills at the University of Brighton is the brilliant facilities and technical support available to me. I did my Fine Art BA in this department fifteen years ago […]

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Improbable but not impossible.

Revisiting ideas from a long period of research, I’m beginning at The Beginning, in fact at the very beginnings of life. In his book, The Selfish Gene, Richard Dawkins theorises about the origins of life, when, in the primeval soup […]

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Exhibition

So the exhibition Simulacrum comes to an end. Last day is Saturday, tomorrow. So a few more photographs of the installation. The residency continues, but next week will be take down the exhibition instead. So a bit of a delay […]

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Improbable Life (Once In a Universe)

Bringing together ideas about life, death, growth and evolution, developing new printmaking skills, and putting on a show. Supported by a-n’s invaluable Professional Development bursary and a partnership with the Fine Art Printmaking department at the University of Brighton.

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Simulacrum the Sequel

Residency continues and Devices 2 print run is now complete.  Also other pieces are either further developed or complete.  Some examples are pictured here along with the layout print part finished for Devices 2, it is still wet so I […]

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Simulacrum the Sequel

Back in the print room yesterday.  Working on Devices 2 at the moment and also more Reportage pieces.  I am working with a more varied colour range now on some of the pieces.  So far it is working, as it […]

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