Learning a new skill can sometimes be rather frustrating, so here are a few things I have learnt along the way from online research and by trial and error.... Safety First!! Always carve away from yourself and keep your fingers out of the way of the blades! Carving tools need to be sharpened regularly and due care should always be taken. Keep carving tools sharp! A sharpened tool is easier to work with, so if you find that you are having to make more pressure, sharpen your
I have been working on this lino print of a humpback whale and I am really pleased with the final print! So here it is from sketch to final print.... The sketch is ready to be transferred onto the lino. The lino is carved and ready for its test print The linoleum is registered to print onto the paper in the same place every time. Inked and ready to print. The final print!
My Dad Keith and I have been getting together on a regular basis to paint with acrylics. He has been going to art classes for some time now and is getting really good! We have been working on projects in differing styles and have looked to other artists for inspiration as well as painting along with artists on YouTube. This is a really great way to learn new techniques and you can go at your own pace. I have mostly painted along with Ginger Cook and her daughter Cinnamon ak