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 […]
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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 […]
Lynda Ballen will be holding the final walkabout for her exhibition, Concerning Preciousness, at David Krut Projects Arts on Main at 19:00. Along with the walkabout the Night Market will also be happening at Arts on Main, as well as the opening of Stephen Hobbs’ show, Dazzle Plans, at Parts and Labour.