My fourth visit to Paris since this blog started with the first – and finally one from which I got a reasonable amount of drawings!
Intaglio and relief printing are two complete opposites in my practice. I greatly admire those who manage to convey textures in a woodcut (e.g. sheets like this by Klaus Magnus: Berlin façade, 1973), but so far I fail to go very far beyond outlines. This limitation makes my relief prints the by far most conceptual […]
Half a year after departing towards Rome, long since having returned back home, I got my first wee etching press. Starting from scratch, what better way to learn intaglio printmaking than to process the previous trip drawings? Their technical and stylistic variety was such that I’d have to try the entire spectrum of etching techniques.
Popular demand (believe it or not!) made me do it: Over the course of the next few days I’m going to post the travel drawings and prints of the last few years. Today starts with my personal book of genesis, the ink drawings from 2016’s Paris – Rome tour. Next in the queue are the […]