first lino

first lino

I was really interested to see your linocut Sian, from your comment on my posting you've obviously seen that I've been experimenting with that medium too. It is fascinating isn't it? My daughter bought me a starter set of tools, some cut pieces of lino a few inks and a really inspirational book 'Learning Linocut' by Susan Yeates which is an excellent guide. I was booked on a course but unfortunately it's been cancelled so I'll just have to keep at it myself. I love your drypoint and engraved images too.

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29.1.11. A4. done at a REC workshop where we produced one lino cut, one dry point and one engraved image. Just experimenting here - next time I hope I will be more precise and I would like to try a smaller image - but I do like the process and hope I can find a way to continue it without investing in much equipment.

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sian strandjones

I always find it interesting to read about the rest of you. I gave up art when I had to chose between it and maths at 'school. I then gave it a go when I retired and have found it a fascinating hobby, enabling me to view with new eyes, to visit art galleries with greater interest, to sometimes haveā€¦

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