Look for a place where spiders like to make webs. This should be in the open, and somewhere where you can reach the web from both sides. This could be between the legs of a table, or along a fence; they like to use the uprights and cross pieces to anchor the web.Read More
Wood grain inspires printmakers; the printed grain suggests water, sky, landscape, and (not surprisingly) wood! I hope the work of these artists will help to fire your imagination for new ways to incorporate wood grain into your own prints.Read More
Wood grain contains evocative organic patterns suggesting the flow of water, clouds or geological landforms.
It is fun to incorporate it intoyour prints, and if you let yourself ‘go with the flow’ the natural designs may suggest new themes and imagery for your work.Read More
When you go for a walk it is lovely to collect things, and then create a print from them. This direct way of working is a great way to create a reminder of a particular time or place.
Feathers are particularly good to print, and they carry a lot of associations; the idea of gentle, softness as well as birds in flight and a quiet lightness of spirit. I hope you will feel inspired to try some feather prints and incorporate them into your work.Read More
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