Jan 20, 2012

Creative week in pictures

I've started on a new landscape drawing onto beautiful kraft/fiber paper.

Continued on a old drawing of Sau Paw looking very stuck-up.

Bought a new silkscreen!

Back in the screen printing studio after a months absence, oh how I've missed it! 
Here's my hedgehogs ready to be heated.

Went on a 3 hours class to learn the dry point technique. It's basically a steel needle engraving. I did this on a thick plastic sheet and this is somewhat similar to engraving onto copper. I managed to do only 1 engraving in 3 hours and there was so many elements...felt very old school which I like but knowing that the engraving is only good for about 10-15 prints before the scratched surface has faded off is somewhat disappointing. But I had fun learning a new craft!

Have a great weekend!


Rick Forrestal said...

Love seeing you getting back into screen printing, and something new. So interesting. Your landscape/leaves piece has that old-world hand engraved look to it -- really nice.
Thanks for sharing.
More, please. . . .

Carolina Grönholm said...

Thank you Rick! I love your old-world description of my piece, thanks! :)

trishie said...

These look amazing. The screen printing process looks very interesting and intricate. Love your work!

Carolina Grönholm said...

Trishie, thanks! It's very interesting and fun!

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