s: Advanced and Experimental Relief

This assignment introduced more advanced and experimental relief printmaking techniques.

For this assignment I chose to explore Japanese aesthetics and design as the basis for my work.

About Japanese aesthetics

Project 8: Reduction Method linocutting: Geisha Punk

GeishaPunk_final-2 GeishaPunk_final-1

Reduction linocuts produce a multicoloured or multi-toned print from a single block through progressively cutting away parts of the design between printing stages.

Technique

Inspiration

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Submission for assessment

  • Two prints of a reduction method linocut
  • These should show even printing and excellent registration. Each print should be clear and have clean edges and a good print quality.

  • Brief critical statement
  • describing choice of subject, colours and opinion of the final print.

    Notes can be found in Logbook 3.
    Sketches can be found in Sketchbook 3: Japenese Impressions

    Inspiration
    Pablo Picasso

    Project 9 Experimental markmaking on lino: Japanese Impressions

    3.2_Linocutplate_final-1 3.2_Linocutplate_final-3

    Submission for assessment

  • two prints of the test linocut: where shapes are clear and well-printed. These may be on different types of paper.
  • critical statement describing which tools and implements were used.
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    Notes can be found in Logbook 3.
    Sketches can be found in Sketchbook 3: Japenese Impressions

    Inspiration

    Daido Moriyama

    Project 10 Further Relief Experiments: Japanese landscape

    Inspiration

    Zen ink painting

    Yayoi Kusama

    Toko Shinoda

    Fiona Hill

    Click here for project details on experiments with different surfaces

    Stepping Stones 3
    Stepping Stones 3
    Stepping Stones 2
    Stepping Stones 2
    Stepping Stones 1
    Stepping Stones 1

    Submission for assessment

  • Three impressions of the experimental relief print: choose those which are well-aligned and registered and which demonstrate dramatic use of contrasting mark making which adds to the impact of the final print.
  • Short critical statement about this print
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    Notes can be found in Logbook 3.
    Sketches can be found in Sketchbook 3: Japenese Impressions

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