Collaborative project with Heather Prescott at the Wrexham Regional Print Centre. In the past the electrotype process was used to make metal copies of letterpress type.
As part of the Wrexham Print Centres Harts heath Project I have made an electrotyped plate of a workbench that was estimated as being first used in the early nineteenth century. Unfortunately I was only able to take an impression from a small part of it before the bench was removed to a museum. The …
Exploration in electro-forming as a sculptural process.
Inked up plates.
Picture from Frances of the second piece of hers that we plated on Friday 11th.
Electro-forming some sculptures made by Frances Carlile from blackthorn branches. Photograph shows one of Frances’s pieces ‘Breakwater’ standing on a piece of mine entitled ‘Tide’ Really fun creative day.
Electro-etching with Andrew Baldwin and Don Braisby An integrated safer & less toxic approach to etching 31 May & 1 June 2018 10:00am-4:00pm This workshop will demonstrate the mark making potential of combining the use of electro-etching and the safer etching processes and techniques developed and taught by Andrew Baldwin. Electro-etching provides a safe, cost …
The final plate has 88g of deposited copper. It will require levelling off on the underside with fibre glass filler or a low temperature metal such as pewter. Three possibilities for inking up stand out, either viscosity printing, Andrew Baldwin’s double drop technique, or as a collagraph ‘a la poupee’ .
Close ups of copper stereotypes copies of chard wood.