All designs are printed onto a sheet of newsprint first to check I’m happy with the colour and design as well as making sure there are no errors or issues with the screen. I often reuse the paper to save wastage. These colours accidentally worked really well together.
Achieving this shade of blue, inspired by my Lisbon holiday is no mean feat. Here I have used a filter to get it. If any block printers out there can recommend a water based ink in this shade I will be most grateful!
it’s a wonder in itself,
how these pieces of paper come out of the jaws of our press, so crisp and perfect,
when everything else is covered in ink and grease 🖤
Everything that I love about my job - getting messy and making magic.
So the story behind this print - playing around with watercolour and cling film created an outline what resembled to me a blooming flower. I then used the outline to create a monoprint. The original watercolor was sold
If you live, work, shop, hang out near Hackney, pop along to the shop and check out the amazing talent on show. Click through original post via @craftynolo below.
#Repost from @craftynolo with @regram.app ... Stunning original pieces of art by @readbutnotheard . Please do have a look at the rest of the collection in store tomorrow when we reopen our doors.
Devore and prints in different colour ways for my current project surrounding the theme of biophilia
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I absolutely should be sleeping, but instead I’ve been doing this parent-thing, where you are staying up way too late, attempting to get a little time to yourself... and this is what I made of it. An antropomorph odalisque... 🐇🐇🐇