First day of printing experiments at Double Elephant Print Workshop, Exeter

Our first day of experimentation at Double Elephant Print Workshop in Exeter was a great experience – with the help, enthusiasm and never-ending patience of Simon Ripley and Lynn Bailey, we tried and tested various methods of printing our multi-layered plates.

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In preparation for this day, we had worked onto several layers of drafting film with machine-drawn lines, painterly gestures in gouache and hand-made pencil lines, to transfer onto zinc plates using photo-etching techniques.

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