Author Archives: Gandha

About Gandha

I am a London based artist, researcher and walker.

The tree series of collagraphs

April 2018:  I spent the morning at East London Printmakers proofing my two collagraphs.  I am quite happy now, learning how to print textured plates. I need to ease off the pressure of the press as the ink is leaking … Continue reading

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This year …

January 2018: (Work in Progress page) Printmaking:  I am working on my new project and exploring the shapes of the image in monoprint and colour.  I am now researching ways to produce the image or suite of images in collagraph … Continue reading

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Intaglio printmakers

Intaglio Printmakers is the nearest and one of the last printmaker suppliers in London.  It’s a bit of a journey to London Bridge.  I went today to buy safe wash etching inks in 3 colours and some aluminium and paper … Continue reading

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Drypoint and Carborundum

This is my master image for my workshop this week at East London Printmakers, it is entitled The Tree Who Wanted To Fly Like an Owl over the Dark Fields and will be a drypoint with carborundum. The owl represents … Continue reading

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Talk and Draw 10 November

I went again to the wonderful Talk and Draw session at the National Gallery, London.  We sat, all 40 of us, in front of Uccello’s Battle of San Romano and were invited to draw it with pencils, twice, the first … Continue reading

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Teesside print open 2017

My print is in this exhibition up in Teesside, two photos from the opening night.  My first exhibited print in many, many years!  Hopefully the start of more exhibitions in 2018.

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Prints

I visited the British Museum today to see some prints in the print department: Durer and Cranach. Amazing detail in these engravings, gruesome too!  The medieval artists were not afraid of their imagination.  How do they live with such images?

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National Gallery

Today was Talk and Draw at the National Gallery.  We had a short talk about George Michel’s landscape painting.  Michel is an unknown artist who worked at the Louvre in Paris during the mid 19th century.  This painting would have … Continue reading

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Teesside Print Exhibition 2017

I am taking part in the above exhibition with my dry point Family Album: The New Coat which I printed at Inky Cuttlefish Print Studios in September.

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20:20 print project

I am doing an edition of 25 lino prints for the 20 20 project and going through making sure they are all okay.  Our open acces studio Inky Cuttlefish is taking part and I have to make sure they are … Continue reading

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Classic Car Boot, King X, 2017

We happened to find ourselves wandering around Kings Cross last Sunday, this is apparently what this part will look like when it is finished. And we went around the car boot sale, full of amazing retro cars, clothes, records, tea … Continue reading

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Open Access printmaking

I have two choices for open access printmaking : London Print Studio in Harrow Road which I suspect is a bit crowded as it’s a popular studio, and Inky Cuttlefish studio in Blackhorse Road, London Print Studio charges £33 pounds … Continue reading

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Lino print

This is my latest lino print about my journey to work as an au pair in France when I was 19.  It features in my Printmaking category above.

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World Para Athletics 2017

We have really been enjoying the para athletics this week – wish I’d decided to go there – there aren’t many spectators, in fact the stadium looks empty tonight.  It’s so inspiring and so much hard work has gone into … Continue reading

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Meetup on Hampstead Heath

Today I met Stef at Gospel Oak and we went on a Mindfulness walk on the Heath.  We did some breathing sessions and sensing the five senses, then we went and looked for colourful images and images to do with … Continue reading

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