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From: "Harry French"
Date: Tue, 15 Jun 2010 13:57:55 GMT
Subject: [Baren 41476] Latest print : Tippoo's Tiger
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Greetings Bareners,

I have known of Tippoo's Tiger for many years and symbolically associated
him with India being fed up with Brits enforcing their will and culture in
the 18th century. I accidentally came across him whilst walking to the
medieval galleries in the Victoria and Albert museum (London UK) in
Spring. He is a life- size musical organ eating a European, but his roar and
musical box are too fragile for regular workings.

I could not resist sketching and sequentially developing him into a two
dimensional woodprint.

'Better to live a day as a tiger than a lifetime as a sheep' - Tipu Sultan




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Subject: Exhibition
Posted by: JennifersCabin

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Subject: Wet Concrete Carving Workshop
Posted by: Sharri

This is so exciting! Barebones Art will be hosting Elder G. Jones, a pioneer in the development of wet concrete carving, for a three day workshop this July 16, 17 and 18th in luxurious, (we hope it will not still be raining) Vancouver, WA.  We will work from 10 am to 4 pm (more or less) for three days and when it is all over, besides having the time of our lives, we will have a finished piece for our home or garden, know all there is to know about the medium, plus have the tools to do the job again.

Granted, this has little or nothing - probably nothing - to do with printmaking, except that possibly you could ink and print the vessel you produce should be so inclined.  Or maybe you could squish a carved block into the wet concrete, remove the block, and carve around it?  How about pressing leaves into the wet concrete and carving around them?  I'm sure there will be lots of ideas from others and I can't wait to hear them.  Printmakers, especially, can always come up with some way to make their medium work with another.

If you are interested in joining us for the workshop please let me know at or you can also go to

I have a lovely flyer I can send to anyone who is interested, but be darned if I can figure out how to get it onto this page.  If you'd like to see it, let me know! 

This item is taken from the blog Rag & Bone.
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