Monday, December 30, 2013

Pathway of destiny | Re-mix

Endless.... Toil after the $torms at Dungeness Open Studios

A simplification of the structural elements to deal with the raucous elements, whilst keeping true to the underlying concept.

... A simple plan | Thrown out..

Freeform 'rough style' approach adopted

*Pathway of diminishing returns.. Taken out by the storms

Built (off the cuff) by C.T. Sutton Hamilton + P. H.

Monday, December 9, 2013

The Dungeness Open Studios | Seasonal card 2013

Title:  'Misha | Mas'

*A very limited edition - 10 only - Dimensions - 21 cm X 29.5 cm*

Christmas | Winter solstice seasonal print on a heavy vellum  - (Oil based van dyke ink on a warm naples yellow tone heavy paper/card)

Print signed, titled, dated, sent with full provenance & your seasonal greeting to the address of your choice.

Price £16.00 each - Includes U.K. postage before the 18th - *You knew that (!)

In the kitchen..

Saturday, December 7, 2013

Lo tide | Hi tide - Dungeness

Lo tide | Hi tide - Dungeness

Double monoprint compound linocut composition mounted on sky blue heavy paper

Oil based inks on Arches paper - Dimensions print 1 (left) 43 cm X 12 cm - print 2 - 43 cm X 15.5 cm - Fits a standard frame size of 51 cm X 41 cm

Price (un-framed) £60.00

*Hanging in Studio 2...

Monday, November 25, 2013

New Glazed work in Studio 2 | Evolving work

Beautiful Pink light on the beach today
Framing over the weekend - Tiny wee bits of whitish dust eradicated eventually..

All worth it when they go up -  Intensive printmaking over for now - Back on the brushes until the New year.. 

Dawn | Prawn

Cheerful omens in the sky .. Intense printing sessions over for now, L.A.B. all prepared - 'Back on the brushes'

Early dawn spectacle provides a Free | Freeform colour reference for the week ahead.

Soundtrack -

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

New additions | Studio 1

In Studio one today (On the coldest most windswept God awful day O' the year so far.. )
Oiseaux | Stick together - Compound prints in the cottage industry | Make 'n' mend it style - Paper, Oil based ink, Glue, Stuck together...
In Studio 1 -
In progress (On the kitchen table) -
In Studio 1 viewed from Dungeness A.K.A. Apatchy Road -

Multiple print work - Oiseaux | Stick together - Cerise, French blue, Yellow ochre, terracotta & neutral Grey
Oil based inks on various quality museum grade papers vellums to very heavy grades + glazed fluorescent .
Dimensions - 52 cm x 85 cm

Price - £220 (un-framed)

Monday, November 18, 2013

Oiseaux | Noir - Compound painterly prints

Constructed printed imagery continues with painterly prints oil based inks on very heavy black rag paper.

Glazed & ready for the frame (below)

Hanging in Studio 2 - *Current show*

Oiseaux noir on sky blue heavy paper.

Dimensions - 52 cm X 42 cm

Price - £85 (un-framed)

Saturday, November 16, 2013

American Deli paper | Compound imagery - Painterly prints

American Deli paper - Oiseaux series | Compound lino cuts as painterly prints
(Framed + Un-framed) In the L.A.B. today's work

Having 'Louche fun' with the printmaking process - Treating the medium as I would a painting..

Hanging in Studio 2

More prints in process - Here

Multiple prints Cerise, French blue, Yellow ochre & neutral Grey - Size: 52 cm x 42 cm - Oil based inks on American deli brown paper

Price - £85 (un-framed)

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Working on the Farley (press) | Creates it's own logic

Oiseaux series of lino cuts finding it's own sequential logic to mimic the careful repetitive rhythm of the relief printing process

ONE to the FOUR = ten pulls on the press

A ones & a twos & a threes and a Four

*Free form style* On the very heavy ochre|umber papers

Sunday, November 10, 2013

L.A.B. | Back on the blocks..

Working title: Oiseaux
Working on lino prints as compound multiples in the studio today.

Finished prints have the effect of being...
Equally as re-assuring as they are un-settling.

*Editioned (1 of 5 ) compound lino cut print - Oiseaux - Gawp | Compass - 16 cm X 25 cm - Fabriano rag paper - Oil based inks (Pulled on a farley press) - Price includes postage - Sent with full written provenance & authentication.
Price - £36.oo

Above: Horizontal view | Portrait below
*Editioned (1 of 5 ) compound lino cut print - Oiseaux - Gawp | Compass - 16 cm X 20 cm - Ultra black heavy rag paper - Oil based inks (Pulled on a farley press) - Price includes postage - Sent with full written provenance & authentication.
Price - £36.oo

Printing n the L.A.B... The birds