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Cipriano Martinez in the studio

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So today I had the pleasure of assisting Cipri in the studio, his work is always very interesting and he is working on a range of projects some about Venezula.  Here are a couple of photos I managed to snap inbetween prints. Check out his website http://www.ciprianomartinez.com/

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James and the Bear

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A great way to spend the afternoon on a rainy day.  James is an A Level student and today he developed one of his illustrations from travelling all round the country drawing endangered animals.  The bear was picked out and splashes of colour were added after a few mini tests.  In the end he decided bolder and brighter the better! We used half-tones to soften the edges of the coloured layers then the illustration sat on top.  Here are the reslts from his first go at screen printing.    

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The studio is all clean and tidy for the weekend

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The studio is looking bright and clean at the moment and the kitchen is going in and the street sign is going up.  So close to the opening I have quite a few visitors already in to print.  Helping me test the workshops and equipment on all the different media from wood to t-shirts.

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