Monthly Archives: June 2017

Northern Print Plate Prep

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From the end of May to the beginning of June, I enjoyed working at Northern Print in Newcastle upon Tyne. The studio, with a full suite of printmaking facilities awards a residency prize at each Biennale. I was fulfilling 2014’s prize and was lucky to overlap with 2016’s awardee Lisa Andrén. Above, testing three copper plates at 100% black for the newest edition. Below, the ferric chloride corner:

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Powdered pigment for ink mixing:

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Aquatinted plates, clean and ready:

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A caged proof:

Finding the time:

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