So I'm running out of time. It's the 22nd of December and I'm not done with all my presents. Means: My room looks like a fabric-colour-ribbon-pearl-bomb has just exploded. Better don't imagine it. It is terrible.
Anyway. Apart of me being
totally slightly out of time and space I managed to get my Christmas cards done this morning (as well as sending three parcels and the ones for my grandpa, a good friend and my aunt!)
I tried out linocut for the first time and I do like it. It's easy and a good way to keep calm during learning sessions
trying to avoid the process itself. The only thing is: you have to remember that the parts you remove are not printed and the ones you leave will be!
I used my doilies as an inspiration and just started in the centre.
To print I went down to my moms studio and used her colours. I don’t know the specific name of the colours but I think they are just normal acryl(?) ones. My mum actually came into the room after I started and was all like: “Ähm. Those are not the right colours!” I also did not use the right paper or the right equipment. So anyone who actually knows how to do it right: Please don’t read on
|Apply the colour to your "stencil". (The picture is taken after removing my paper)|
|Place your paper|
|Make sure that your colour is evenly spread|
|ready (and it does work without all those special stuff!)|
|they look like little tunnels but the will unroll themself as soon as they are dry|
Btw: This was the view out of my window when I woke up Tuesday morning.
By now all the snow is gone. Only rain is left :(
I do not like winter if there is no snow!
At least it isn't so cold...