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Image of the Month: Rebuilding the Unbuilt by Sumi Perera SGFA

  Rebuilding the Unbuilt [Y Block] forms part of a series of prints derived from Sumi Perera’s drawing of the unbuilt Expo Tower designed for Montreal’s Expo 67 by Archigram member Peter Cook. Cook’s Expo Tower was based on Kiyonori Kikutake’s visionary floating metropolis … Continue reading

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Image of the Month – Shard by Austin Cole RBA ASGFA

“This print is the first of four studies of the Shard from different vantage points. I know that the Shard is a like-it-or-hate-it building. People think it is too big and that it overpowers the surrounding area, which is true. … Continue reading

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Artist’s Proof – Mixed print media by Olive Webb SGFA

“When asked to describe the type of work I create, I tend to fall back on the vague term ‘mixed media’ or more recently ‘mixed print media’. No single technique gives me everything I need to develop an idea.    I … Continue reading

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Artist’s Proof – All Rock, No Roll: The Mezzotint Process by Clive Riggs SGFA

Leaping Hare 2 42 x 30 cm Mezzotint printed in burnt umber ink Shortlisted for the David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation Wildlife Artist of the Year exhibition 2014 “I first turned to mezzotint in a dedicated way a couple of years … Continue reading

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Artist’s Proof – Just Tulips by Ruth de Monchaux ASGFA

In the first of our new series Artist’s Proof, in which we feature prints by Society members, Ruth de Monchaux ASGFA talks about her etching with aquatint Just Tulips. “This image was a response to one of those moments when … Continue reading

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