EXPERIMENTAL PRINTMAKING SUMMER SCHOOL – Course review

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Following on from our Experimental Drawing Summer School week we launched into experimenting in print. All the methods we covered require minimal equipment but have maximum potential!

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Nik Pollard – Drawn to Nature Course Review 2015

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Another year has passed and the month of June at Rabley wouldn’t be the same without Nik Pollard’s ‘Drawn to Nature’ course. Eight lucky students were able to immerse themselves for 3 days in the surrounding landscape of wild flower meadows and woodland.

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Introduction to Photopolymer Gravure with Martyn Grimmer 2015

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An Introduction to Polymer Photogravure – Non-toxic intaglio printmaking.

Artist and master printmaker Martyn Grimmer introduced both drawing and photographic plate making and printing using this light sensitive, flexible intaglio printmaking method in his inspiring 3-day course at Rabley at the weekend.

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iPad to Intaglio Summer ’14 course review

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photo 2Over just two days ideas and imagery metamorphosed from the iPad into rich, three plate intaglio prints.

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Nik Pollard – Drawn to Nature 2014 course review

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Rabley artist in residence for 2014, Nik Pollard, ran his annual course at Rabley ‘Drawn to Nature’ at the weekend. The weather was fantastic this year (for once!) and this enabled everyone to fully immerse and attune themselves to the surrounding landscape of wild flower meadows and woodland.

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ipad to intaglio course review

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Ipad drawing for multi-plate intaglio printing

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ipad to intaglio combines the best of both worlds: The amazing creative power modern technology and the qualities and ink and surface realised with intaglio printmaking.

Millions of us have iPads, but few have successfully harnessed their capacity as a drawing tool or found a way to use this little tablet of wonder as an integral part of their creative practice!

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Sara Lee – Landscape & Colour 2013

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Rabley Artist in ResidenceSara Lee, ran her second course of the year at Rabley last week.  The brilliant, sunny weather meant students were able to fully explore the surrounding landscape at Rabley through colour and the medium of pastel.

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