Posts tagged Collaborative printmaking

Print of the Month (May 2018) Ma...

This month’s print of the month was chosen by our current intern Sarah Hunkin, a student at the Wits University. Facade is part of a body of paintings and etchings titled Ninth Floor that continue Wafer’s interest in structural marginality and exclusion in contemporary South Africa. Following her previous inquiry into the Marikana massacre, Wafer’s research on […]

Technical Demonstration – ...

Deborah Bell’s Invocations to the Plate technical demonstration On Saturday the 21 April 2018 the David Krut Gallery hosted a technical demonstration by the David Krut Workshop on Chine collé. Master Printer Jillian Ross along with printer Kim-Lee Loggenberg and Roxy Kaczmarek talked an excited group of artists and art lovers through the steps of printing […]

Print/s of the Month (April) ...

Jaco van Schalkwyk’s Waltz is a multi-plate deeply bitten, sugarlift aquatint etching printed onto a thin translucent paper*. The technique of sugarlift (painting with sugar) allows for gestural and painterly marks to be etched into the copper plate and plates were deeply bitten to hold a large amount of ink. This print demonstrates Van Schalkwyk’s carefully […]

Print/s of the Month (March) ...

In the work Pop up Forest Hobbs drew inspiration from: a) The strategic use of makeshift “pop-up forests” in the First and Second World War. b) The pop-up book, Untitled, which was made for his solo show at DKP, Be Careful in the Working Radius (2013). Hobbs uses leaf shapes from the Newlands forest in Cape Town as […]

Print/s of the Month (January) &...

Ballen’s Find 2 (2016) demonstrates beautifully the technique of sugarlift aquatint, chine collé and hard ground line. The larger gestural repetitive marks at the bottom of the image are made using sugarlift aquatint. This allows the artist to create a tonal area that is true to the directly made mark. The length of time etched will […]

Artist Series E07 | a Survey of ...

Matthew Hindley popped by David Krut projects in Cape Town to update us on his latest ventures in conjunction with his upcoming exhibition at David Krut Projects in Parkwood, Johannesburg. Have a listen to find out his experience of transitioning from painting to printmaking and what’s in store for Hindley in 2018! Follow Matthew Hindley […]

William Kentridge | New Woodcut

David Krut Projects is please to announce the completion of the fourth large scale Woodcut That which I do not remember in the ‘Triumphs and Laments Woodcuts’ series. In early 2016 William Kentridge was at work on a monumental frieze to be installed along the banks of Rome’s Tiber River in April of the same […]

Classic FM Arts Feature: Process...

Master Printer Jillian Ross, at the David Krut Workshop, was interviewed on Classic FM Radio 102,7FM for their Classic Arts Feature. Ross answers questions about the different processes used at the Studio.   Listen to the podcast here.

Mikhael Subotzky in conversation...

IN CONVERSATION WITH MIKHAEL SUBOTZKY AND PHIL SANDERS  September 30 | 3 pm at the Brewery in Arts on Main, Maboneng Limited seating available, please RSVP David Krut Projects, in partnership with Goodman Gallery, invites you to attend a conversation between Mikhael Subotzky and Phil Sanders, to be moderated by Bronwyn Law-Viljoen, in which the artist and […]

Tools of the trade

The Workshop is filled with strange and wonderful tools. Often tools are borrowed from other industries such as the Jewellery and Engineering. We use the deburring tool for preparing the edge of plates before printing. the curved swivel blade alows you to shear off uneven and rough edges before finally filing and polishing them smooth. […]

Triumphs and Laments Woodcuts | ...

The complexity of William Kentridges’s most recent collaboration with the David Krut Workshop (DKW) the Triumphs and Laments Woodcuts series is one that cannot be overlooked. Each print is made from multiple blocks of wood, prepared from multiple woodgrains, and printed on multiple sheets of paper that all fit together like a puzzle. Some sheets […]

Painterly Printmaking using Spit...

American Master Printer Phil Sanders visited the David Krut Workshop (DKW) in March 2017 to work with Master Printer Jillian Ross and her team, in collaboration with with Deborah Bell, on a new series of intaglio prints. This collaboration saw Bell exploring the spitbite technique further. “Spitbite aquatint involves painting strong acid directly onto the aquatint ground of […]

New York Studio Visit | CHUCK WE...

February 7, 2015 – Last weekend, Miranda and Meghan of David Krut Projects-NY visited Chuck Webster’s Brooklyn-based studio in preparation for his upcoming show at David Krut Projects – taking place November / December 2015. Webster walked us through his newest drawings, paintings, and prints — a sampling of those works can be found in […]

Phil Sanders and Deborah Bell at...

The past week American Master Printer and Director of Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop, Phil Sanders and his wife, Sarah (also an artist) visited DKW (Arts on Main). The DKW (Arts on Main)-team has been working on a number of plates of Deborah Bell – but most notable is the printing of new editions & multiples […]

Jill Ross and Stephen Hobbs visi...

Jill Ross, master printer at DKW (Arts on Main) and artist, Stephen Hobbs visited the DKW (Parkwood) today. This morning Ross came in from DKW Arts on Main to share her expertise on the technicalities of the printing processes with Stephan Hobbs, Daniel Hewson and Sipho Dwala. Later in the day Hobbs continued work on a new […]

Mongezi Ncaphayi, Lorenzo Nassim...

Artists Mongezi Ncaphayi, Lorenzo Nassimbeni and Quinten Williams were in the David Krut Workshop (DKW) recently to create new works in collaboration with the DKW printers. Ncaphayi created striking new plates – considered abstract compositions in his characteristic soft colours. As recipient of the Gerard Sekoto prize at the 2013 Absa L’Atelier Awards, Mongezi will […]

Quinten Williams at DKW Arts on ...

Quinten Williams at DKW Arts on Main

Quinten Williams has recently been working at David Krut Print Workshop, Arts on Main, on a series of monotypes as part of a collaborative project with Maja Maljevic. During August 2013 works in progress will be on show in the gallery space at Arts on Main. Williams’ previously printed at the workshop in 2012.  

Maja Maljevic at DKW Arts on Mai...

Maja Maljevic at DKW Arts on Main

Maja Maljevic has recently been working at David Krut Print Workshop, Arts on Main, on a series of monotypes as part of a collaborative project with Quentin Williams. During August 2013 works in progress will be on show in the gallery space at Arts on Main.