Getting Nearer

5 Nov

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I’m getting along with my commission for the Sky Arts ART50 programme, “Here Be Dragons”. I have reworked every single piece of text that will be on the final woodcut, redrawing each word until it forms itself into a visual image that I like. The letters sometimes become so abstracted that it can be difficult to read the final word, but that’s okay, I’m making a piece of art, not an illustration or a piece of design, so I don’t have to worry if something is readable, only that it works as a visual motif. These words will change again when they’re painted onto the surface of the woodblock and yet again when I carve them and print them and use chine collé on them.

Next phase is to work up a full-size drawing onto paper, prior to transferring it onto the woodblock. So getting along nicely…..

 

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2 Responses to “Getting Nearer”

  1. carolg1849 November 6, 2018 at 08:56 #

    I love reading about the process.  Thanks for sharing Rosie, looking forward to reading and seeing more 

    • Rosie Scribblah November 7, 2018 at 03:30 #

      Thanks Carol. It’s good for me to keep track of it all too

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