Blog Posts tagged printmaking

Badb Catha Framed

By Paul Watson on .

Last pic of this one - I’ll be starting some new artwork at the end of this week. I mounted and framed a copy of my new Badb Catha print. I’m not sure that I have enough spare wall space to hang this up, though - especially since the frame is 30ʺ × 20ʺ (a stray Dr Marten boot is visible…

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Badb Catha edition

By Paul Watson on .

That’s the entire edition printed.:) They were too big for my press (the print itself is 16”x12” and the paper around 26”x20”) so I had to hand-press them using a pin press, which is like a solid metal rolling pin. I’ll try to get a decent photograph tomorrow and then I need to start…

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Badb Catha Linocut

By Paul Watson on .

Yes, it’s another Badb Catha/Crow Lady piece - the character fascinates me. Background now sketched in for the new 16”x12” (~40cm x 30cm) linocut. This is going to be a bastard to cut. So far I have cut the sky/branches/clouds in the top of the lino (AKA “the easy bit”)…

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Printmaking Bruises

By Paul Watson on .

I have bruises on my wrist and stomach from printing lino prints all day - using that relief printing press for any protracted length of time is like a work-out with added violence. But I’ve successfully printed the editions of All That You Think You Know Is Wrong and Badb Catha. Unfortunately…

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