If you would like inspiration for your carborundum prints here it is!
Don’t be overwhelmed by the amount of colour, tone, texture and passion you find in carborundum prints. There are just so many inspiring artists working with this medium. The technique used in most of these examples is very close to painting, the artist working directly on the plate with carborundum paint to produce a matrix for printing.
Here is a selection showing a range of different styles and approaches….
(click on the artists name to see more of their work)
Ursula Leach, Night Tree, carborundum print
Ruth O’Donnell, Peach Bowl, carborundum print
Tony O’Malley, Isla De Graciosa, carborundum print
Ross Loveday, Burnt Fen, carborundum print
Michael Cullen, Bathers, carborundum print
Felim Egan, Blue March, carborundum print
Peter Wray, Fired Earth II, carborundum print
Elizabeth Blackadder, Orchidaceae coelogyne, carborundum print
Dawn Brooks, Memorial II, carborundum print
Barbara Rae, Vacluse Night, carborundum print
Hughie O’Donoghue, Death or Glory, carborundum print
Gwen O’Dowd, waterbed 3, carborundum print
Feeling inspired? have a look at these posts for practical information to get you hooked on printmaking with carborundum;
What is carborundum?
Plates from wet-and-dry carborundum paper
Plates from carborundum powder
Plates from carborundum paint