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Silk-screen printing

For this week’s blog I thought I would share one of my most recent projects with you. I made a set of four different silkscreen print designs. You can easily find many different tutorials and videos on how to do silk-screen prints, and process itself isn’t that difficult. Preparing Prints I used a photo-emulsion paste …

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Taking Perspective with a Pinch of Salt

Unsurprisingly, the correct (graphical) perspective is very important in art. Yet how one uses perspective depends on what you want people to see. It can be an especially useful technique for challenging a viewer’s expectations. I was still at school when I was introduced to the different ways of constructing perspective. I found the various …

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Some Differences between a Hobby Painter and a Professional

Experience and time spent on a craft is no doubt the key to this question. The rule is that it will take about 10 years to master a skill. Whilst experience is certainly crucial, there are a few aspects that differentiate the layperson from the professional. Next time you go to a museum, see if …

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