Getting On With It

12 Nov

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I’m on the last leg now with “Here Be Dragons”, my commission for Sky Arts, getting my final design transferred into a large sheet of MDF. I’m back in my studio at home, with Helen Finney’s portrait of me looking down as I work.

 

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I transferred it using detail paper, that had a tracing of the design in compressed charcoal. Once that was on the MDF, I went over each line with a good quality squirrel hair brush and home-made walnut ink. Tomorrow, the cutting begins!

 

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4 Responses to “Getting On With It”

  1. paperstew November 14, 2018 at 04:27 #

    Way to go Rosie! Love seeing you at work under fabulous portrait of you! Keep the energy rolling! Woo hoo!!!

    • Rosie Scribblah November 14, 2018 at 06:26 #

      Thanks Gale. I love Helen’s painting, she really ‘got’ me. The block is huge, 80 X 120 cms, biggest i have done yet. Such a good thing to work through the process though.

      • paperstew November 17, 2018 at 23:00 #

        Enormous! Keep your tools sharp and rest those fingers!
        😁

      • Rosie Scribblah November 17, 2018 at 23:31 #

        Having a short break in Northern Italy, lovely.

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