Today's postings

  1. [Baren 42585] Happy new Year (RAKESH BANI)
  2. [Baren 42586] Not exactly a printmaking project (Mark Phillips)
  3. [Baren 42587] Baren Member blogs: Update Notification (Blog Manager)
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Message 1
Date: Sun, 02 Jan 2011 16:42:01 GMT
Subject: [Baren 42585] Happy new Year
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Dear Friends,

A Beautiful Year is Wainting for You ,
WALK with Aims,
RUN with Confidence ,
FLY with Your Achievments,
May You Have a Lovely Year Ahead,


Rakesh Bani
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Message 2
From: Mark Phillips
Date: Sun, 02 Jan 2011 22:49:59 GMT
Subject: [Baren 42586] Not exactly a printmaking project
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Hey I barely ever post but read them all to soak in the techniques. I
have a project I'm trying to launch using Kickstarter. If anyone could
help spread the word it would be appreciated.

Mark Phillips

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Subject: Mystique Series #10 : Printing Stages 1~2
Posted by: Dave Bull

It's about time for another 'step-by-step' printing progress report!

The blocks for #10 in the Mystique series were carved at the same time as those for #9, but at that time I didn't take any time for proofing them, and just got busy with printing #9 (and the Gift Prints, of course). This one seems pretty straight-forward though, so let's just dig in and get going!

First impression is of course the border outlines common to all prints in this series:

And next up is the main key block:

So you can now see what sort of image we have; it's actually a 'clip' from a much larger print. (I wonder if anybody will be able to identify it - or the designer?)

And there is a specific 'technique' theme for this one, but as that happens at the end of the process, we'll discuss it then. (There is a hint to what it might be though, in the Japanese title of this image ...)

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Subject: So close, and yet...
Posted by: Sherrie Y

I'm sure that at the end of the last post you all snickered into your hands and KNEW that I'd charge forward with this linocut today. I'm not sure why I challenged anyone to make a choice between working and ibuprofen except me. It's the DM's fault, really. He felt sorry for me last night and gave my too-long-crouched-over-the-lino neck and shoulders a lovely rubdown. That, and a good night's

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