Printmaking Again!

So I really wanted to have another go at printmaking already and after looking at the work of Alexander McQueen I had plenty of ideas bouncing around my head that I had to get out.

NV7C6285

I used similar imagery from my first design, for this one because I was happy with the quality of them and how they turned out. I did have to find a lot more butterfly images to create vectors from for the part of my design based on McQueen’s work. In this piece I feel like I put more effort into making it seamless as if it could be used as some form of wallpaper design.

NV7C6288

I am very happy with how my design turned out, in the future I would like to spend more time experimenting with the colours used in the printing process and for my next print I think I will put more emphasis on the language of the subjects and their relation to Russian Prison tattoos.

NV7C6292

I will also update this post shortly with the rest of my prints as I did try to print on a variety of patterned and coloured card to play with colours schemes and some of them turned out much nicer than expected. Personally I think the prints on gold paper have turned out the best, the colours I have chosen so far to work with have complimented the gold. Plus I get a sense of luxury from the colour gold so I think on some level that may have an effect on my preference as well.

NV7C6287.jpg

UPDATE: More photos of my work! I experimented with different backings for my prints as well, this way I could explore the notion of a wallpaper more.

IMG_20170521_134812IMG_20170521_134825IMG_20170521_135014IMG_20170521_135047IMG_20170521_135056IMG_20170521_135119IMG_20170521_135131IMG_20170521_134758IMG_20170521_134803

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s