Author Archives: Gandha

About Gandha

I am a London based artist, researcher and walker.

Holloway Art Lending Library

We have our first meeting for this group tonight, we are having a talk by someone who knows about charities.  I plan to be a trustee. Advertisements

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Walthamstow Wetlands

Subs and I went to Walthamstow Wetlands today   It’s a wonderful place for a mid week wander around the lakes/reservoirs, listen to the birds and see the mummy squirrel carrying her baby across the grass! Then you can go for … Continue reading

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Sunday walk at Kenwood

Subs and I went for one of our favourite walks at Kenwood, across the heath.  We found this one legged tree!

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The Wordsworth Course

Our birth is but a sleep and a forgetting: The Soul that rises with us, our life’s Star, Hath had elsewhere its setting, And cometh from afar From a Wordsworth poem.  I am researching William Wordsworth as part of my … Continue reading

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Anselm Kiefer

One of my favourite artists, a man who is very controversial but who dives deep into the soul of his country.  Quote from A Beginners Guide Although informed by history, Kiefer is more an artist of memory – private and … Continue reading

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Adding feathers….

The smoke from these chimneys is supposed to be wings, so I am adding white feathers to one of the prints,  this is in the planning stage at present

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Private View

Subs and I went to the Private View of the exhibition where I was showing my lino print.  It was at the Arts Depot in Finchley, a lovely venue a really great art gallery.  There were lots of people there … Continue reading

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Trowbridge Townhall arts

16 July 2018:  I delivered my print to Trowbridge on Monday. it was a long and tiring journey with so many delays but I got there in the end.  My print looks lovely, I am very pleased I did it.  … Continue reading

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My tshirt for the exhibition

I designed this t shirt to go with my print for the private view coming up in August.

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Printing for the exhibition

Thanks to my new wall mounted shelves I can now print without hanging the prints on a line of string!  This print is for the Arts Depot exhibition – I’m printing on Japanese Kozo Natural paper white and also some … Continue reading

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CSM Degree show June

We went to our favourite degree show in London at the Granary in Kings Cross, Central St Martins show no. 2. BA Performance Design, Architecture, Building Narratives (MA).  I really like the textiles but didn’t take any photos, we saw … Continue reading

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Summer 2018

I’ve entered 3 printmaking competitions this summer with the two collagraphs and the lino print.  I will be in the studio printing in June/July and also making new work. I have booked a workshop at London Print Studio in July … Continue reading

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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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