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3: Principles Technique Discoveries To Do Typography

Typography in InDesign

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4: Materials and Process Assignment Printing Technique Discoveries To Do

Scanning

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Enamel tiles

From Assignment 5 Letter E I use enamel tiles a lot for mixing inks and paint. These often leave very interesting images that can be photographed and scanned and then composited in Photoshop. Many different types of line and texture can be produced using different media, and different types of scratching or smudging implements. Images […]

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Emulsion

From Assignment 5: Letter E Emulsion on emery paper Emulsion paint on emery paper gives a flat image that retains brush strokes, and can be scratched into. Emulsion on enamel tiles  

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Emery paper

From Assignment 5 Letter E Emery paper is smooth fine black sandpaper, used for fine sanding metal. It has a really interesting texture that can take media such as pastel and paint. In my work on Assignment 5 I discovered some ways of using it for quite dramatic images. Some of the accidental textures already […]

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Drypoint

From Assignment 5: Letter D I had experimented using dremels and drills on acetate and other surfaces from my OCA Printmaking course. See: http://print.zemniimages.info/portfolio/3-9-experimental-markmaking/ Demonic dogs, dancing dinosaurs and drippy danhdelion dew I had intended to use the normal drypoint technique for my image for the letter D, printing with ink. With the transparent acetate all my […]

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Alluminium foil

See Letter A To be further developed as I do more on Saudi Arabia and use in other projects. Textures: Foil Armaggedon I also experimented with different ways of incising shapes into the aluminium foil with the intention of painting over with acryllic paint. I first explored scanning, then working with the scans in Photoshop. […]

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Card and cardboard

This post is to be expanded with examples from other assignments and final logbook See Letter C Corrugated cardboard Using carbon paper is particularly interesting as you cannot tell exactly what you are drawing, and the pen gets stuck in ruts and diverted. Cutting shapes and peeling, then scanning at different exposures and contrast. The […]

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Chocolate

From Letter C There is something so very sensuous and comforting using my fingers to get very different effects of different dilutions at different temperatures on different types of card/cardboard. Like using paint, but non-toxic.  Chocolate cats I got hooked on the sensuous feel of drawing curves with my finger. And also the different types […]

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Zentangle

  Zentangle website Anything is Possible One Stroke at a Time At first glance, a Zentangle creation can seem intricate and complicated. But, when you learn how it is done, you realize how simple it is . . . sort of like learning the secret behind a magic trick. Then, when you create a piece […]