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Tuesday, 7 April 2009

I know that tune . . .

I've finished printing the first of my new set of designs and now I'm busy carving the blocks for the other two designs. I should have time for some lengthy sessions immersed in the details, because clients have been told that booking for work to be finished before Easter is now closed – I hope there's something good on the radio!

The first print is finished – when I scanned it I loved noticing the details and how the colours overlap. Transforming a sketch, through a planned design to a print from the hand carved blocks is like hearing a familiar tune played on a different instrument . . .



I've decided not to post the complete finished print today – they have a special date for unveiling, more about that another time.

7 comments:

  1. It is a lovely design. Pity you can't print on fabric which is my medium!
    Kim xx

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  2. Lovely lively feather detail. Looking forward to the unveiling.

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  3. Love the colors... am looking forward to the final unveiling too! Happy spring :)

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  4. The details look great! Looking forward to seeing the whole print soon.

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  5. Wonderful tantalising snippets here Celia. Really rather excited about seeing the whole thing! I do love the colours too.

    Emma
    x

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  6. It's going to be lovely, lovely, lovely, I can feel it. Any time left for your gardening? I'm having the same problem. Could easily fill 48 hrs to every day. Regards, F

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