Posts tagged Jillian Ross

Deborah Bell | New Etchings 2017...

We are pleased to announce a new series of three complex etchings by Deborah Bell, which has been created in collaboration with American Master Printer Phil Sanders at the David Krut Workshop at Arts on Main in Johannesburg. We are offering three new editions at a special pre-publication price, valid until 30 June 2017. These […]

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 […]

Stephen Hobbs | New works in Let...

Letterpress is a form of relief printing where blocks of movable type are composed and locked into the “bed” or “chase” of a press. The raised surfaces may then be inked up and printed repeatedly onto substrates. Looking at previous work, Hobbs worked with Master Printer Jillian Ross, as well as printmaker Talya Lubinsky and […]

READY!!!!! Jacob van Schalkwyk’s...

READY!!!!! Jacob van Schalkwyk’s etchings: “Waltz” and “W”

For many years, Van Schalkwyk has used Josef Albers’ colour system COLOR-AID to arrive at considered and very specific colour combinations for his artworks. Using lithography ink to make these drawings, he also carefully considers each sheet of paper he uses to produce such drawings. Waltz is a multi-plate deeply bitten, sugarlift aquatint etching printed onto a […]

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 […]

Master printer feature: Jillian ...

28.10.16 Blogger: Jessie Cohen Master printer feature: Jillian Ross For profiling Ross, she suggested I begin by painting a picture of the workshop – past and present – as a prelude to describing her role as master printer and workshop manager… On entering David Krut Workshop (DKW), one is confronted by a whirring maze of creative activity. DKW was one of […]

The storm before the calm: prepa...

Blogger: Jessie Cohen 29.10.15 This week, we are busy preparing for multiple exhibitions at DKP, opening next week on 5 November 2015 as part of First Thursdays. On Monday, Endale Desalegn – whose exhibition, “Two Social Pacifiers ጡጦ”, will be at the Parkwood gallery – came to the workshop to sign finished and flattened prints […]

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 […]

DKW Master Printers in NYC!

DKW Master Printers in NYC!

David Krut Print Workshop (DKW) Master Printers Jillian Ross and Mlungisi Kongisa have spent the past week in New York on their way to Milwaukee where they will be special guests at the SGC International Printmaking Conference. It’s been a busy week for the two printers. They arrived last Saturday morning and by the afternoon […]

Upcoming Linocuts by William Ken...

David Krut Print Workshop at Arts on Main has launched into 2012 full speed ahead with printing and editioning the latest series of linocuts by William Kentridge. Many of the prints will become part of an upcoming exhibition in Australia this year. With almost 60 linocut prints to create, the DKW team and Kentridge’s assistants […]

Prints Created by Jürgen Partenh...

Jürgen Partenheimer, a major German artist with a distinguished international career stayed as a resident at NIROX Foundation from 15 September until 15 November 2011 supported by the Goethe-Institute Johannesburg. Since his arrival at NIROX, the artist has met and engaged with local artists and arts personalities to develop a fascinating programme. Some of his activities […]

Guillotine by Lisa Jaffe: Offici...

                    Lisa Jaffe is proud to announce the official opening of her new retail space at 44 Stanley in Milpark, Johannesburg featuring both her latest collection and the first instalment of her collaborative project First Cut. Please join her for the launch of the shop on Saturday 29 […]

FIRST CUT: PAPER SCISSORS BLOCK ...

To unite fashion and art for the 2011 FNB Joburg Art Fair, Marie Claire, David Krut Projects and fashion label Guillotine have joined forces to present the installation and performance piece First Cut: Paper Scissors Block Print. Performance Collaborators: Lisa Jaffe of Guillotine (fashion designer) Mary Wafer (artist) Jillian Ross of David Krut Print Workshop […]

FILM: Printing William Kentridge...

FILM: Printing William Kentridge’s ‘Scribble Cat’ at David Krut Projects

DKW Workshop Manager Jillian Ross and Printer Mlungisi Kongisa guide the viewer through the processes of printmaking as they relate to William Kentridge’s six plate print “Scribble Cat” at DKW Arts on Main. In this film one can see the preparation of the ink, paper and plate, and the final printing of the image. Camera: […]

FILM: Jillian Ross talks about W...

FILM: Jillian Ross talks about William Kentridge’s ‘West Coast Landscapes’

Jillian Ross, printer at David Krut Projects, talks about William Kentridge’s ‘West Coast Landscapes’ Camera: Ben Schellpfeffer Editor: Liesl van Wyk © TAXI Art Films and David Krut Publishing