Posts tagged Drypoint

Deborah Bell – Invocations...

David KruT Projects is proud to announce new editions by Deborah Bell.  The series was launched at her exhibition Invocations to the Plate at the David Krut Projects Gallery, Johannesburg. Bell’s work considers the border between mortality and immortality, matter and spirit, presence and absence, the quotidian and the mythic, the grounded and the transcended. […]

Technical Demonstration – ...

Deborah Bell’s Invocation to the Plate technical demonstration Last Saturday (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 on, […]

Survey of Risk Opening Night

Survey of Risk opened on Thursday evening – 22 February 2018 – at our Parkwood Gallery in Johannesburg. It was lovely to have the space buzzing with a Johannesburg audience contemplating the works of Cape Town based artist Matthew Hindley. Our guests enjoyed a glass of wine and a casual conversation with the artist while […]

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 […]

Birth of a Nation set by Diane V...

Birth of a Nation comprises of a suite of ten etchings using imagery that is adapted from classical mythology to a South African context of visuality. The series is characterised by a copper matrix drawn using a drypoint needle and a variety of roulette tools to build up an immensely detailed surface. Each of the ten […]

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.

Deborah Bell Collaboration Conti...

The American Master Printer Phil Sanders, returned for his second visit this year in September (2017), to continue working in the workshop with Jillian Ross and her team, in collaboration with Deborah Bell, on her new series of intaglio prints. Bell continued to work on the large scale diptych etching adding a second plate to each […]

Print of the Month | Deborah Bel...

David Krut Projects is pleased to announce a new series of complex etchings by Deborah Bell, which have been created in collaboration with American Master Printer Phil Sanders at the David Krut Workshop at Arts on Main in Johannesburg. A work of alchemical beauty to come out of the collaboration is Breath. The image stems […]

A Conversation with Phil Sanders

David Krut Workshop in conversation with American Master Printer Phil Sanders about the recent collaboration with South African artist Deborah Bell at the David Krut Workshop in March 2017. Read more about recently released prints: http://davidkrutprojects.com/44688/de… Video and editing by Brighton Nkomo    

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. […]

Subtle differences | Chine collé

This technique is sometimes so subtle, to the untrained eye it could go completely unnoticed, however the effect it can have on a print can be crucial to the finish of an image. But what is Chine collé? Roughly translated from French: Chine = thin tissue and collé = glue or paste. The word Chine […]

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 […]

Deborah Bell at DKW with Phil Sa...

There has been a flurry of activity at DKW over the past two weeks. The American Master Printer Phil Sanders, visited the workshop to work with Jillian Ross and her team in collaboration with Deborah Bell on a new series of intaglio prints. Deborah and Phil’s last visit to the studio was in 2014 where […]

Deborah Bell at DKW, Arts on Mai...

Deborah Bell at DKW, Arts on Main

In February this year Deborah Bell collaborated with Master Printer Phil Sanders on a series of new drypoints and etchings. The printers at David Krut Print Workshop (DKW) have been editioning these works and yesterday Bell returned to check on the editioned proofs. Below are images from the workshop of Bell with workshop manager Jillian […]

Deborah Bell and Phil Sanders at...

Deborah Bell and Phil Sanders at DKW Arts on Main

Master Printer Phil Sanders is working at David Krut Print Workshop with Deborah Bell on a series of new etchings and drypoints. Sanders first worked at DKW in 2008 and continued to collaborate with David Krut Projects through the New York gallery space, including the curating of group shows, collaborating with South African artists visiting […]

Mongezi Ncaphayi at DKW Arts on ...

Mongezi Ncaphayi at DKW Arts on Main

Mongezi Ncaphayi has recently been working at DKW Arts on Main with printmaker Jillian Ross on a series of prints combining monotype and drypoint on perspex. Ncaphayi’s work will be exhibited at the David Krut Projects stand at this years Turbine Hall Art Fair.  Below are a series of images of this ongoing project. Ncaphayi […]

Beth Armstrong at DKW Art on Mai...

Beth Armstrong at DKW Art on Main

Beth Armstrong has recently been working at DKW Arts on Main with printmaker Jillian Ross on a series of prints combining monotype and drypoint on perspex. Armstrong’s work will be exhibited at the David Krut Projects stand at this years Turbine Hall Art Fair.  Below are a series of images of this ongoing project. Armstrong’s […]

Senzo Shabangu at DKW

Senzo Shabangu at DKW

This week Senzo Shabangu has been printing at David Krut Print Workshop in Parkwood. He is preparing for his upcoming exhibition at David Krut Projects in August. This exhibition will continue the work first seen in 2012 at Shabangu’s Amandla exhibition at David Krut Projects, Arts on Main. Below are a series of images from […]